Berseem clover is getting a second chance
David M. Calderon, Universidad Autonomas de Baja California
Melvin George, UC Davis
Walter L. Graves, University of California
James L. Sullins, UC
Victor A. Wegrzyn, California Polytechnic Institute
William A. Williams, UC Davis
California Agriculture 41(9):15-18. DOI: 10.3733/ca.v041n09p15.
The high yield, protein content, and nitrogen-fixing ability of new varieties make berseem an excellent candidate for forage in some areas of the state. Foundation seed will be available this fall.
David Calderon M. is Maestro, Investigator del Programma de Forrages, Escuela Superior de Ciencias Agricolas, Universidad Autonomas de Baja California; Melvin R. George is Range and Pasture Specialist, Cooperative Extension, UC Davis; Walter L. Graves is University of California cooperative Extension Farm Advisor, San Diego County; James L. Sullins is UC Cooperative Extension Area Livestock Advisor, San Bernardino County. Victor A. Wegrzyn is Associate Professor, Department of Plant and Soil Science, California Polytechnic Institute, Pomona; William A. Williams is Professor, Department of Agronomy and Range Science, UC Davis;
Special acknowledgment is made to UC Farm Advisors Alfonzo Durazo III, Imperial County, and Faustino Munoz, San Diego County, for their efforts in helping to set up the UC-Mexicali linkae to Juan Guerrero, UC Farm Advisor, Imperial county, for his help in maintaining the communication link with the Mexican colleagues; and to Lawrence C. Larsen, Postgraduate Researcher, Department of Agronomy and Range Science, UC Davis, for his technical aid in conducting the Davis trials.