In general, defoliation intensity of leaf blades is lower in swards
with greater mean height (LEMAIRE et al., 2009) due to the lower leaf/stem ratio, which results (among other factors) from the higher number of reproductive tillers in taller pastures (SANTOS et al., 2010).
Effective nutrition relies on a high percentage of productive grasses within the sward
. The past year has resulted in challenges to maintain this cover because of poaching and subsequent weed ingress.
"We are currently pursuing general lines of enquiry, but ask anyone who may have witnessed any suspicious activity or somebody walking along Swards
Road or Burns Crescent in the early hours of Tuesday or Wednesday to contact us - any information could help us track down this offender."
(11) was the only batsman to reach double figures as Mark Shorrocks (5-11) and Suwanji Madanayake (4-24) did the damage.
For morphological traits descriptive of swards
, subplot raw data were subjected to separate ANOVAs for each of Exp.
This July 1, over 30,000 racegoers, many of them visitors to Ireland, flocked to the grassy swards
of County Kildare's famous Curragh Racecourse.
CRICKET is that slow and gentlemanly game played out on peaceful green swards
in the summer, with the occasional trot between wickets and breaks for tea.
Interspersed between the green swards
are soft paths infilled with reddish brown wood chips and narrow ponds containing water lilies and frogs.
On short, homogeneous swards
, the quantity of grass cropped in each bite (bite mass) is small (Black and Kenney 1984).
For decades, urban planners served as the architects of cityscapes, crafting green swards
of parkland, gray ribbons of highways and an efficient marriage of housing and commercial buildings.
(2007) observed that the aerial tillers were responsible for approximately 75% of the LAI of swards
The wet summer of 2012 left a legacy of compacted soils, open swards
and diminished ryegrass but Farming Connect shared a series of improvement strategies with farmers during an open day at the farm.