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Authors

Wayne F. Keim

Document Type

Research

Abstract

Trifolium ambiguum, more commonly known as Pellett clover, Honey clover, or Kura clover, is a legume possessing some highly desirable agronomic qualities (Figure 1). Most important of these qualities is its exceptional ability to spread extensively by rhizomes, an attribute significant in establishing a perennial forage legume. Secondly, it is highly attractive to the bees because of its high nectar content. Also, it is winter hardy and resistant to some serious clover diseases (9). Experiment station and soil conservation specialists have indicated a real interest in the species. Its extensive "root" system makes it valuable for soil conservation purposes.

Publication Date

1954

Journal Title

Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science

Volume

61

Issue

1

First Page

132

Last Page

137

Copyright

© Copyright 1954 by the Iowa Academy of Science, Inc.

Language

EN

File Format

application/pdf

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