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Influence of the development stage in red clover and alfalfa varieties on agronomic characteristics and feed quality

Project Leader
Gierus Martin, BOKU Project Leader
Type of Research
Technological Development
BOKU Research Units
Institute of Animal Nutrition, Livestock Products, and Nutrition Physiology (TTE)
Funded by
The increase of desired ingredients in the basic feed is an essential goal in grasland management. Grass species and especially legumes are the main species providing protein to animals. Knowledge of the interrelationships of the forage quality and efficient N-use in animals are the prerequisites for targeted variety breeding.
Plant cultivation; Feed analysis; Animal nutrition;
development stage; grassland; nutritive value;
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