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Publication . Other literature type . 2021

Harvesting and storing lucerne

Hargreaves, Paul; MacPherson, Lorna L.; Flockhart, Jennifer;
Open Access
English
Published: 15 Feb 2021
Publisher: Zenodo
Abstract
Due to lucerne’s high protein content and the structure of its leaves, attention to detail at harvest is required for best results. Harvesting lucerne is different to harvesting grass in several important respects.This practice note sets out how yield and nutritional losses are minimised when lucerne is harvested and ensiled for forage.
Subjects

lucerne, legumes, harvest

Funded by
EC| Legumes Translated
Project
Legumes Translated
Translating knowledge for legume-based farming for feed and food systems.
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 817634
  • Funding stream: H2020 | CSA
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