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Alfalfa varieties under irrigation

C. O. Stanberry

Alfalfa varieties under irrigation

by C. O. Stanberry

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Published by State College of Washington, Agricultural Experiment Station in Pullman, Wash .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Alfalfa -- Varieties,
  • Alfalfa -- Irrigation

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title.

    Statementby H.P. Singleton, C.E. Nelson, and C.O. Stanberry.
    SeriesBulletin / State College of Washington. Agricultural Experiment Station -- no. 464., Bulletin (State College of Washington. Agricultural Experiment Station) -- no. 464.
    ContributionsNelson, C. E., Stanberry, Chauncy Owen, 1913-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination32 p. :
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17519522M
    OCLC/WorldCa19484709

    Evaluation of Alfalfa and Sainfoin Varieties in Sheridan Under Dryland and Irrigated Environments V.D. Jeliazkov (Zheljazkov)1, D. Smith1 1Sheridan Research and Extension Center. Introduction Alfalfa is a major forage crop in Wyoming, and farmers and ranchers are . Go to and click on Alfalfa Varieties Edition of ratings entitled “Winter Survival, Fall Dormancy & Pest Resistance Ratings for Alfalfa Varieties”. Better yet, consult your local county agricultural agent, seed dealer, or agronomist for grazing varieties that will do well in your area.

    ably to irrigation and will produce yields almost proportional to the amount of water available to the crop. Special Alfalfa Irrigation Characteristics. A number of important factors cause alfalfa irrigation to. differ from other crops normally irrigated in Nebraska. These factors include: 1. Alfalfa is a perennial crop with a potential deep File Size: KB. highest yield cultivar under limited irrigation conditions. Materials and methods This experiment was conducted in at the research field of Seed and Plant Improvement Institute, Karaj, Iran (35°45' E, 50°55' N, and m above the sea level), to compare alfalfa cultivars in different harvests.

      Research proved that this variety performs under drought conditions as well as under regular irrigation practices using more water. This alfalfa variety was released in June and was favorably reviewed by the National Alfalfa and Miscellaneous Legume . Sample costs to establish and produce alfalfa hay under mixed irrigation in the Intermountain Region of Scott Valley in Siskiyou County are presented in this study. This study is intended as a guide only, and can be used to make production decisions, determine potential returns, prepare budgets, and evaluate production Size: 1MB.


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Alfalfa varieties under irrigation by C. O. Stanberry Download PDF EPUB FB2

Alfalfa is a water-intensive crop that faces a major challenge when irrigation restrictions are in place. However, understanding when alfalfa needs moisture the most can greatly help you schedule applications to maximize limited amounts of : Tharran Gaines.

Alfalfa has a long taproot that pene-trates more deeply into the soil than crops such as corn or wheat which have more fibrous, shallow roots. Under favorable conditions, alfalfa roots may penetrate over 20 feet deep. This great rooting depth gives alfalfa excellent drought tolerance.

Sloping fields where erosion is a. Churchill Street, #1 | St. Paul, MN | Phone: | Fax: Southwest, alfalfa must be irrigated to maximize farm profit. Although there is some dryland alfalfa, more than 90 percent of alfalfa grown in the 11 western U.S.

states is irrigated. Good irrigation management is critical to successful alfalfa production, and it requires an understanding of the relationship betweenFile Size: 2MB. Selecting the best alfalfa varieties is one of the most important decisions producers make in devel - oping a good forage-production system.

Selecting alfalfa varieties is a 5- to year investment. It is important to Alfalfa varieties under irrigation book quality seed of certified varieties with high germination percentages.

Planting high-File Size: KB. Protection for re-cropping restrictions for residual herbicides prior to seeding alfalfa. Varieties Factors to consider in selection of a suitable alfalfa variety include winter hardiness, rate of re-growth, rooting pattern, disease resistance, intended use, irrigated or dryland production, growing seasonFile Size: KB.

Alfalfa (/ æ l ˈ f æ l f ə /), also called lucerne and called Medicago sativa in binomial nomenclature, is a perennial flowering plant in the legume family is cultivated as an important forage crop in many countries around the world.

It is used for grazing, hay, and silage, as well as a green manure and cover name alfalfa is used in North : Tracheophytes. the various alfalfa varieties under local conditions.

This is an excellent way to ensure that a variety is well-adapted to your area. For the latest results from If under irrigation, keep the alfalfa root zone moist during the growing season and irrigate immediately after File Size: KB. ALFALFA VARIETIES IN THE UNITED STATES 9 CANADIAN VARIEGATED Canadian Variegated, or Ontario Variegated, is the name given to an alfalfa of hybrid origin grown in eastern Canada for many years.

It is very similar to the Grimm variety as to flower color and general habit of growth. In fact, these two varieties are soCited by: 4.

Alfalfa is a relatively drought tolerant, deep rooted perennial crop with relatively high water use requirement. These facts offer some significant information about alfalfa irrigation management strategy. Because alfalfa is a deep-rooting perennial, it has the ability to survive long periods between irrigations.

Sizing Alfalfa Fields to Irrigation • Rule of thumb in South Plains: ” of water required for 1 ton production – Clovis area, ” per ton – Far West Texas: flood, ~10”/ton; ~8”/ton. • Consult ‘Texas Alfalfa Production’ for guideline on calculating target acreage for your irrigation capacity/efficiency •.

material advantage of dry-land or nonirrigated alfalfa over seed produced under irrigation. ARGENTINE ALFALFA During the fiscal years toinclusive, the average annual importation of seed from Argentina amounted to about 4, pounds and created much interest in the suitability of Argentine seed for various parts of the United by: 4.

Irrigated Alfalfa Management for Mediterranean and Desert Zones C. Summers, and D. Putnam Paperback English ISBN scientifically-based comprehensive information about the growth, production, management, and utilization of alfalfa grown under irrigation.

This is a practical guide for alfalfa growers and industry partners. Irrigation Water Requirements Crop Data Summary TOTAL Month Total Monthly ET (3) inches Dry Year 80% Chance (1) Effective Precipitation inches Net Irrigation Reqirements inches (2) Normal Year 50% Chance (1) Effective Precipitation inches Net Irrigation Reqirements inches (2) Average Daily ETc inches Peak Daily ETPk File Size: KB.

and improve water use efficiency in alfalfa. Yield. It is quite likely that alfalfa yields may improve utilizing SDI in alfalfa vs. flood irrigation. Growers in the long-seasoned environment of Central and Southern California and Arizona have reported yields averaging 3 ton/acre over their check.

Filed under: Alfalfa. The book of alfalfa; history, cultivation and merits. Its uses as a forage and fertilizer. (New York, Orange Judd Company, ), by F. Coburn (page images at HathiTrust; US access only) Alfalfa, "the grass," in Ohio: where, how and why to grow it / (Columbus: F.

Heer Print. Irrigation management Alfalfa grown for forage in the arid Northwest normally requires from acre feet (for day growing season) to acre feet (for day growing season) of water. When irrigation supplies are limited, growers may want to alter their normal irrigation : Steve Fransen.

Introduction. Alfalfa for forage production is a main irrigated field crop in arid and semiarid areas (Abdul-Jabbar et al., ).In the Ebro valley (Spain), the highly calcareous soils and the long free frost period allow to obtain high yields (>16 Mg ha −1), making alfalfa the highest user of irrigation water (Salvador et al., ).The alfalfa acreage in the Ebro valley is around Cited by: 4.

Using subsurface drip irrigation for alfalfa. Subsurface drip irrigation (SDI) systems under alfalfa are viewed as an alternative to on sugarcane crop from with 3-varieties i.e.

These chapters include discussions of alfalfa varieties, seeding, fertilization, irrigation, weed control, identification and control of diseases and insects, harvesting, storage, feeding, pasturing, and seed production. The final chapters consider alfalfa from an international viewpoint, with discussions of research centers, outlook, and.

Winter Survival, Fall Dormancy & Pest Resistance Ratings for Alfalfa Varieties Edition This publication provides ratings of alfalfa varieties eligible for certification by seed certifying agencies. It does not list all important characteristics to be considered in the selection of alfalfa Size: KB.The objectives of the study were to determine: a) the daily and seasonal water use and the water use efficiency (WUE) of alfalfa grown under different irrigation regimes, b) the yield and quality.beginning of the third year to determine nutrient needs of the alfalfa plant.

Irrigation. Water for seed germination is sprinkled immediately after planting and then again two weeks later with a total of 6 acre-inches. Flood irrigation may be used when sprinkler irrigation is not available, but for this study, sprinkler irrigation is Size: KB.