Agriculturae Conspectus Scientificus, Vol 68, No 4 (2003)

Yield of Different Green Forage Crops, in Pure Stand and in Mixtures Part 1.: Spring (two roweed) Barley (Hordeum vulgare L.), Pea (Pisum sativum L.) and Vetch (Vicia sp. L.)


Pages: 275-297


Green fodder crops in pure stand and in mixtures have a great potential and will have a great role in the nutrition for ruminants in Hungary. Therefore experiment was carried out to measure the born of green fodder crop production in the present situation of cattle husbandry. The experimental area was situated on the farm of the Department of Botany and Plant Production at the University of Kaposvár, Faculty of Animal Science. The type of the soil was brown forest soil with clay illuvitation. The small plot trials were carried out in four repetitions using conventional random adjustment. After the harvesting the yield of the plots were weighted and the dry matter content, crude protein yield crude fibber was determined by Weendei analysis. The chemical components of the variations were determined in two repetitions. The following species was used in the small plot trial: spring barley, pea and vetch. The highest green and dry matter yield was measured at the barley varieties in pure stand. Between the barley varieties Annabell gave the highest green, DM and crude protein yield. Spring Barley Annabell and pea Rubin in mixture gave the highest yield of crude protein.


green forage; mixtures; dry matter yield; crude protein yield

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