Clover Selection Guide
by Dr. Don Ball, Extension Agronomist/Alumni Professor (Auburn University) and Dr.Garry Lacefield, Extension Agronomist/Professor (University of Kentucky) with respect to the Oregon Clover Commission, Salem, OR
Matching Species Faculties to your Situation
Clovers are wonderful flowers that will contribute greatly to programs that are forage/livestock soil stabilization, as well as in other circumstances by which plant vegetation is desired. Advantages clovers can offer add enhanced quality that is forage increased forage yield, biological nitrogen fixation, expansion for the growing period, soil enhancement, and land beautification.
Nevertheless,the faculties of clover species vary. Some are more tolerant of certain climatic conditions, soil conditions, and/or administration regimes than the others. Also, clovers might also vary pertaining to the specific advantages they supply ( for instance, if forage growth is desired at a time that is specific one clover might be a definitely better option than another). [Read more…]