Switchgrass growth and forage quality trends provide insight for management

Kenton L. Sena, Ben Goff, David Davis, S. Ray Smith

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Switchgrass has been identified as a valuable crop for biomass and liquid biofuels, as a viable summer forage for cattle, and as a dual-use crop for both applications. The objective of this research was to evaluate trends throughout the growing season in biomass and forage quality of two switchgrass cultivars in central Kentucky over a two-year period. Earn 1 CEU in Crop Management by reading this article and taking the quiz at www.certifiedcropadviser.org/education/classroom/classes/640.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)44-51
Number of pages8
JournalPlant Genome
Issue number2
StatePublished - 2019

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© 2022 American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, and Soil Science Society of America.

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Genetics
  • Agronomy and Crop Science
  • Plant Science


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