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Studies on establishment of Italian ryegrass-Rhodes grass pasture by sod-sowing method. 3. Influence of soil compaction on growth and yield of Rhodes grass, Chloris gayana Kunth

Okamoto, K.; Sawamura, H.; Watanabe, N.

J. Jap. Soc. Grassld Sci 13(4): 248-53; 254-8. Bibl. 11 and 10


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The soil treatments were: loose, medium and compact. No difference in root distribution of Rhodes grass was found within the 0-30 cm horizon in the 3 treatments. As soil density increased, so the DM of Rhodes grass increased. Available soil moisture was greater in the compact soil than in the loose soil in the top 15 cm.

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