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Varietal differences in rate of carbohydrate accumulation for tall fescue

Shewmaker, G.E. and Mayland, H.F. and Roberts, C.A. (2008) Varietal differences in rate of carbohydrate accumulation for tall fescue. p. 681. In: Proceedings of the XXI International Grassland Congress and VIII International Rangeland Congress. Vol. II. China-Inner Mongolia-Hohhot, 2008/06/29-07/05. Guandong People’s Publishing House, Guangzhou, Peoples Republic of China.

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Total non-structural carbohydrates (TNC) accumulate during daylight because photosynthesis produces more TNC
than are metabolized for plant growth and maintenance. The net balance of leaf photosynthesis, respiration, and carbohydrate
export produces a diurnal variation in TNC such that minimum concentrations occur in early morning and maximum in late
afternoon. The objectives were to determine variability of TNC concentrations among cultivars, and to investigate daily rates of
carbohydrate accumulation in tall fescue (Lolium arundinaceum (Schreb .) S J . Darbyshire= Festuca arundinacea Schreb .)

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Lecture)
NWISRL Publication Number: 1272
Subjects: Irrigated crops > Grass forage > Forage quality
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Date Deposited: 16 Dec 2008 19:00
Last Modified: 18 Oct 2016 15:39
Item ID: 1295