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Effect of Minesoil Compaction on Growth and Yield of KY-31 Tall Fescue and Sericea LespedezaAuthor(s): Jerry T. Crews; Jerry T. Crews
Source: Res. Note NE-320. Broomall, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 5 p.
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionKentucky 31 tall fescue and sericea lespedeza were sown on clay and loam minesoils that had been screened throu h a No. 10 sieve and compacted to densities of 1.6, 1.8, and 2.0 gfjcm3. Stands of sericea lespedeza were more difficult to establish than fescue on both minesoils and were more susceptible than fescue to increased levels of compaction. Dry matter yields averaged over all densities were greater on the clay than on the loan minesoil.
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CitationCrews, Jerry T. 1984. Effect of Minesoil Compaction on Growth and Yield of KY-31 Tall Fescue and Sericea Lespedeza. Res. Note NE-320. Broomall, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 5 p.
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