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Findings from National University Provide New Insights into Agriculture
October 27th, 2011
"Setaria lachnea is recommended for its introduction to cultivation due to its qualities as native forage, for which variation of traits with agronomic importance in nine native populations of Argentina was analyzed. The variables were height of shoot and length and width of leaves, flowering phenology through the date of panicle emergence, fertility, variability and germination ability of seeds," scientists writing in the journal Agrociencia report.
"Data were processed using a variance analysis and mean comparison (Tukey; p<= 0.05). The analysis of the variables studied showed variation between populations. Shoot height ranged between 46 and 104 cm, leaf length,...
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Source: Food Weekly Focus (2011-10-27)