Comparison of growth and performance in upland and lowland switchgrass types to water and nitrogen stress

The objective of the study was to examine lowland and upland cultivars of switchgrass for differences in response to water deficit and nitrogen fertilizer

J Stroup

2002

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  • The objective of the study was to examine lowland and upland cultivars of switchgrass for differences in response to water deficit and nitrogen fertilizer
  • Cultivars were grown in pots with fritted clay at two water levels: well watered and deficit conditions and two nitrogen levels
  • Upland cultivars showed a smaller response to drought stress
  • The differences found between the two lowland cultivars suggest that Alamo would be better suited for forage and biomass production in central Texas, being a higher producer under drought and non-drought conditions than Kanlow as well as upland cultivars

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