Grassland Seeds: A Handbook of Information about the Grass and Legume Seeds Used for Forage, Pasture, Soil Conservation, and Other Turf Planting in the United States

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Van Nostrand, 1957 - Forage plants - 734 pages
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Grassland seeds; Seed formation and germination; Good stands from good seed; Testing field seeds; Insect pollination of legumes; Insects injurious to forage seeds; Desease problems in forage crop seed production; Treatment of forage seeds for disease control; Legume seed inoculation; Seed production of grassland crops; Harvesting and threshing forage seed; Processing field seeds; Drying and storing field seeds; Certification of field seeds and foundation seed program; Marketing forage seeds; International trade in field seeds; Estimating field seed crops; Evolution of the field seed industry; Special crops: Alfalfa; True clovers; Soybeans, cowpeas, and velvetbeans; Sweetclovers, vetches, trefoil, and field peas; Timothy, orchardgrass, smooth bromegrass, tall fescue, and meadow fescue; Other northern grasses; Wheatgrasses and wildrye; Western grasses; Southern grasses; Great plains grasses; Sorghums, broomcorn, sudangrass, johnsongrass and millets. Appendix: Glossary of terms; Forage crop seed information; Field seed statistics; Screen suggestions for clearing field seeds; Trade rules of the A,erican Seed Trade Association; Seed Certificatiion Standards; Seed Marketing Conference of 1926; Statement of Responsibilities and Policies Relating to Seed; Seed Improvement - Looking achead.

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Contents

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Seed Formation and Germination
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Good Stands from Good Seed
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