legume forage

legume forage

[lə′gyüm ¦fär·ij]
(agriculture)
Any plant of the legume family (Leguminosae) used for livestock feed, grazing, hay, or silage.
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The addition of other feed ingredients such as rice bran or legume forage can be adjusted to the availability of materials on site.
To determine the phenolic compounds of the legume forage, the samples of peanut forage and red clover were partially dried, milled and stored for further analysis, as described by Makkar (2000).
Performance of mixture of Cereal and legume forage under irrigation in the Sudan.
For the horse market, the primary legume forage is alfalfa and occasionally clover.
Conversely, a greater %ss, as found with the legume forage, suggests less impact from soil sealing and crusting.
is an important perennial legume forage with higher crude protein contents which makes its productivity fundamental for beef cattle, sheep meat and dairy production industries (Carbonero et al.
2007) on Niger forage, the OM degradability is quite low in legume forage compared to grass (mean values: 56.
The objectives of this trial were to (i) quantify hand-plucked forage yields, herbage quality indicators, and seed production of eight warm-season legumes, (ii) measure the effects of dairy manure compost application on legume forage yield, seed production, P and CP concentrations, as well as soil-P, and (iii) measure the effect of harvest deferment on forage yields, herbage quality, and seed production.
Palatability of tropical tree legume forage to rabbits.
Lablab purpureus is the most promising legume forage in Botswana (Tacheba and Moyo 1988; Aganga and Tshwenyane 2003) and it is generally seen as a potential substitute for the widely-accepted but expensive imported Lurcene (Medicago sativa) hay.
Crude protein percentage in legumes: There was a significant year effect on crude protein content of legume forage which was relatively higher during the first year than the second year.