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Publications 2002

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Grassland & Silage

Red Clover Silage as an alternative winter fodder source for organic spring milk production

P. Barry, N. Culleton, R. Fox and T. Storey


Winter grazing of autumn grown grass at two sites: effect of closing date and grazing date

P. French and M. O'Donovan


Yield and chemical composition of lines of Lolium perenne L. selected for high water-soluble carbohydrate concentration

P. Conaghan, P. O'Kiely, F.P. O'Mara and P.J. Caffrey


N fertilizer advice for pasture grazed by cows of normal and high dairy merit

Coulter BS & Dillon P


Effect of perennial ryegrass cultivar mixture, spring grazing and harvest date on silage quality

J. Humphreys and P. O'Kiely


Nutritive value of whole crop wheat and grass silage for beef cattle when offered alone or in mixtures

P. O'Kiely and A.P. Moloney


Conservation characterisation of dry concentrates co-ensiled with grass

P. Stacey, P. O'Kiely and F. O'Mara


Design of a suitable reseeding mixture for organic farms

P. Barry, N. Culleton, R. Fox and T. Storey


Dynamics of leaf and tiller production at mid-season and the effect of sward heading date

I.A. Casey and A.S. Laidlaw


Effect of perennial ryegrass cultivar and grazing severity on sward characteristics and chemical composition

N. Gowen, I. Casey, M.O. Donovan, G. Stakelum, M. Rath


Phosphorus status in grazing grass

N. Culleton, J. Murphy and A. Cuddihy


Estimating herbage dry matter yield of a permanent grassland sward regrowth using water stress models

D. Han, P. O'Kiely and D.W. Sun


Influence of form of N fertiliser on yield and chemical composition of Lolium perenne L. selected for high water-soluble carbohydrate concentration

P. Conaghan, P. O'Kiely, F.P. O'Mara and P.J. Caffrey


Effect of harvesting frequency on herbage dry matter production

C.P. Ferris, F.J. Gordon and D.C. Patterson


Survey of on-farm moist grain storage and feeding practices in Ireland

P. Stacey, P. O'Kiely, B. Rice and F. O'Mara


Bird damage to the plastic stretch-film on baled silage: The culprits!

K. McNamara, P. O'Kiely, J. Whelan, P.D. Forristal and J.J. Lenehan


Efficacy of different colour films and chemical repellents for preventing bird damage to the plastic film on wrapped baled silage in the field

K. McNamara, P. O'Kiely, J. Whelan, P.D. Forristal and J.J. Lenehan


The influence of polythene film type and level of cover on ensiling conditions in baled silage

P.D. Forristal, P. O'Kiely and J.J. Lenehan


Effect of field treatment on the final dry matter content of silage herbage

J.P. Frost and R.C. Binnie


Co-ensiling potatoes with unwilted or wilted grass

P. O'Kiely


Citrus pulp and soya hulls as alternative to beet pulp as silage additives

P. O'Kiely


Comparison of genetic diversity among perennial ryegrass varieties (Lolium perenne) revealed by AFLP and RAPD markers

J. M. van Tonder, C. G. Kavanagh, V. Connolly, E. J. Walsh





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