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- Gabrielsen, B. C.; Smith, D. H.; Townsend, C. E.
- Agronomy journal 1985 v.77 no.3 pp. 416-422
- Astragalus cicer; Medicago sativa; harvest date; forage crops; yields; protein composition; Colorado
- ... Cicer milkvetch (Astragalus cicer L.) is a promising forage legume, but little is known about its response to cutting. A 2-year study was conducted at Fort Collins, CO, on a Nunn clay loam (fine, montmorillonitic, mesic Aridic Argiustoll) soil to compare yield, quality, and trends in carbohydrate reserves of cicer milkvetch and alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.) in response to annual three- and four-cut ...