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herbage

herbaceous plants collectively, esp the edible parts on which cattle, sheep, etc., graze
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The high input scenario is orchardgrass fertilized with 246 kg [ha.sup.-1] N in split applications, and having a total herbage production of about 11000 kg (lb) dry matter [ha.sup.-1] (Stout et al.
Last summer, Koegel assembled a group of machines for a field side demonstration of soybean herbage wet fractionation.
Herbage mass (HM; kg [ha.sup.-1] of dry matter (DM)) was measured using a direct comparison to standards calibrated with double-sampling technique (HAYDOCK; SHAW, 1975), where six samples (0.5 x 0.5m) were cut at the ground level and 20 visual estimations were done in the representative paddock for each replicate.
The adjustment of the stocking rate was held each grazing cycle, considering the treatments of herbage allowance.
Angharad Evans, the Trust's Campaigns Officer in Wales said: "This whole problem could be avoided if the Welsh Government amended its regulations to recognise that clusters of trees with grazeable herbage under the canopy are eligible."
The predicted increase of drought incidents even in temperate climates might affect not only yield but the nutritive value of grassland herbage as well.
Plant the old variety Early Jersey Wakefield, though, and you'll see that the herbage warrants the verbiage.
Research on forage farming has sought to relate plant response to management based on criteria associated with biomass abundance, such as herbage allowances (HA).
Objectives of the study were therefore to quantify seasonal and spatial variations in the availability and nutritive value of tropical pasture herbage and supplement feedstuffs for grazing domestic ruminants in Western Kenya and to evaluate the need for local and season-specific solutions to improve livestock feeding.
beast and living thing that exists, and of herbage, and of all that