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  Effects of Nitrogen on Seed Production of Barrage Perennial Ryegrass

D. Savoie1 and A. Smith2
(Partner: New Brunswick Soil and Crop Improvement Association)

Abstract:  A trial to evaluate the effect of nitrogen on seed yield of Barrage perennial ryegrass was conducted in Drummond, NB (Victoria county) in 1998. Seed yield increase with nitrogen rate but without any significant difference between the three highest treatment; 100, 120 and 140 kg N/ha. Seed germination decreased with the increasing nitrogen rate.

1NBDARD, Grand-Falls, NB E3Z 1G1
2Livestock and Livestock Feed Branch, NBDARD, Fredericton, NB E3B 5H1

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