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ID-199
Prechilling Switchgrass Seed on Farm to Break Dormancy
4/23/2012 (new)

 UK Authors: Holly Boyd, Cindy Finneseth, T
 Departments: Plant and Soil Sciences, Regulatory Services
 Series: Interdepartmental (ID series)
 Tags: cover and forage crops, farm crops, grasses

Switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L.) is a warm-season, perennial bunch-type grass native to the North American Tallgrass Prairie. It has been investigated as a renewable energy crop due to its high productivity across a wide geographic range including various environmental conditions and soil types. Switchgrass has also been used for erosion control, summer grazing in pasture and hay systems for cattle, native prairie restoration, wildlife habitat, fiber production, and as an ornamental grass.

500 printed copies | 4 pages | 2,590 words | 7 downloads | PDF: 300 kb