Essays about: "ryegrass"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 27 essays containing the word ryegrass.

  1. 1. The effect of a feruloyl esterase producing inoculant along with mechanical treatment prior to ensiling on fibre digestibility of grass silage

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Nutrition and Management

    Author : Kiros Kelkay Haile; [2019]
    Keywords : ryegrass; in vitro incubation; feruloyl esterase; ensiling; meadow fescue; fibre digestibility;

    Abstract : Plant fibre is the main portion of dairy cattle diets. It is also important in maintaining health and proper function of the rumen. However, digestibility of fibre is relatively low, and, in most cases, it is not more than 60%. In cell walls of grasses and cereals, lignin and hemicellulose are connected, forming a matrix. READ MORE

  2. 2. Summer cover crops after harvest of early potatoes control seed weeds

    University essay from SLU/Department of Biosystems and Technology (from 130101)

    Author : Amanda Ahlqvist; [2019]
    Keywords : cover crops; buckwheat; Fagopyrum esculentum; sudangrass; Westerwoldisch ryegrass; crimson clover; Persian clover; seed weeds; weed management; marigold; tagetes; early potatoes; potatoes;

    Abstract : To reduce pesticides and find greener alternatives for weed management in crop production has been a big issue worldwide. In Sweden, the Board of Agriculture has developed grants for farmers who use e.g. cover crops and new and greener strategies (e. READ MORE

  3. 3. Effects of cover crops and limiting resources on biomass allocation in Elymus repens (L.) Gould

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Crop Production Ecology

    Author : Ines Prieto; [2017]
    Keywords : elymus repens L. gould; couch grass; cover crops; competition; light; nutrients; weeds in organic farming; perennial weed;

    Abstract : Weed control has always been a major challenge in arable lands. Elymus repens (couch grass), a rhizomatous perennial grass, is a particularly problematic weed in both annual and perennial crops in temperate climates. E. repens is dominant particularly in farming systems with no or limited use of herbicides. READ MORE

  4. 4. The effect of production system on carcass and meat quality in lambs

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Environment and Health

    Author : Elin Stenberg; [2017]
    Keywords : intact male lamb; production system; pH; temperature; lactate;

    Abstract : The aim of this study was to evaluate effects of different production models in Swedish lamb production on live weight gain (LWG), carcass quality and meat quality. The experiment included four typical production models for weaned male lambs in Sweden; indoor feeding (group 1), grazing on cultivated pasture (meadow fescue (Festuca pratensis Huds. READ MORE

  5. 5. Klippträda istället för svartträda : icke-kemisk kvickrotsbekämpning i växande gröda

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Crop Production Ecology

    Author : Erik Bertholtz; [2016]
    Keywords : Elymus repens; kvickrot; mekanisk bearbetning; italienskt rajgräs; vitklöver; konkurrens; couch grass; mechanical treatment; Italian ryegrass; white clover; competition;

    Abstract : Kvickrot (Elytrigia repens (L.) Desv. ex Nevski) är ett flerårigt ogräs som är vanligt förekommande i svenska odlingsmarker. Innan kemisk totalbekämpning med glyfosat var kvickrot ett vanligt problem i lantbruket. READ MORE