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- Gregorini, P., et al. Show all 10 Authors
- Animal production science 2014 v.54 no.12 pp. 1971-1979
- Lolium; United Nations; dairy cows; dairy farming; diet; drought tolerance; farm profitability; farms; herbs; late lactation; leaching; legumes; models; nitrogen; nitrogen content; pastures; soil; urine; New Zealand
- ... The largest contributor to nitrogen (N) leaching from ryegrass-clover pasture based dairy farms is the surplus feed N excreted as urinary N (UN) onto pastures. Pastures consisting of mixtures of ryegrass, herbs and legumes (diverse pastures) have shown potential to yield similar DM, but with a lower N content and a higher water soluble carbohydrate:crude protein ratio compared with standard ryegra ...