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- Sherrod, L. B.
- Agronomy journal 1971 v.63 no.2 pp. 343-344
- Bassia scoparia; crude fiber; crude protein; dry matter accumulation; flowering; leaves; livestock; maturity stage; minerals; nutritive value
- ... Volunteer, wild stands of kochia (Kochla scoparia (L.) Schrad.) were harvested at three maturity stages to determine dry matter yield and composition and to evaluate kochia as a potential forage for livestock. The plants were in the prebloom stage of growth at the first cutting, mid-bloom at the second, and full bloom at the third cutting. Dry matter yields and crude fiber levels increased and cru ...