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High in protein, contains 4 phytoestrogens. Helps regulate hormone balance and protect the body from cancer and other side effects of estrogen dominance. Also has isoflavones for cancer prevention. Helps enlarged prostate, menopause, hot flashes, skin healing, wounds, psoriasis. Red clover blossom and garlic- help thin blood, keep blood vessels pliable and reduce cholesterol, which alleviates high blood pressure and reduces the risk of blood clots. Clover blossoms are an expectorant, good for spasmodic coughs, bronchitis, asthma. Floral infusion in a douche helps alleviate vaginal itching. Plant red clover under fruit trees to provide lots of nutrients and nitrogen for the fruit trees. The roots go down 128 feet! It brings back serious nutrients from deep down. Use the flower. You can use the leaves but it may cause you gas unless you blend it up really good or make a tea with it. It’s best to not harvest red clover late in the year because it starts producing poison alkaloids. Never ferment clover- eat it fresh or dried, never in between. Dried flowers good for tea. The root is edible. Dried seed pods, leaves and flowers can be ground into powder. Flowers are sweet, anise-like with a hint of licorice. Raw flower heads can be difficult to digest. TOXIC LOOKALIKE- Crown Vetch, which has different leaves. Clover leaves look like clover, while crown vetch has little thin leaves on each side of leaf stem.
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Lambs are known to selectively graze higher ME plant components (white clover) amongst a grass-clover pasture [24, 25], and achieve greater liveweight gains when grazed as a pure clover sward [26].
eridania did not differ when larvae were reared on the artificial diet (4.0 days and 83.39%) and white clover (4.0 days and 84.39%) (Table 1), but the duration differed (P <0.05) from the period observed for apple leaves (5.5 days and 49.9%).
Treatments consisted of: (a) species managed pure: white oat (Avena sativa, WO), black oat (Avena strigosa, BO), annual ryegrass (Lolium multiflorum, Ry), forage peanut (Arachis pintoii, FP), white clover (Trifolium repens, WC), and red clover (Trifolium pratense, RC); (b) grass mixtures BO + Ry, and WO + Ry; and (c) grass-legume consortia BO + Ry + FP, Ry + FP, Ry + FP + WC, Ry + FP + RC, Ry + FP + WC + RC, BO + WO + Ry + WC, BO + WO + Ry + RC, and BO + WO + Ry + FP + WC + RC.
Caption: After generations of city life, white clover and the widespread tropical lizard Anolis cristatellus are not quite the same as their country cousins, though not always in ways that scientists expect.
These preliminary confined host suitability tests provide evidence that some economically important agricultural and forage crops such as alfalfa, red clover, and white clover are included in the host range of this newly introduced crop pest, and important crops such as corn, sorghum, tomato, and bell pepper do not seem to be suitable hosts for kudzu bug development.
The 2013 plot was seeded with Dutch white clover, but because of Banatka's height, I tried red clover in one 2014 plot.
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White clover is a plant of the clover genus (Trifolium) of the legume family (Fabaceae).
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2011, this issue), we described a field experiment where sprinkler irrigation was applied to 1.5-m2 plots of perennial ryegrass (Lolium perenne) and white clover (Trifolium repens) on an alluvial fine sandy loam near Palmerston North, New Zealand.