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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Title: REGISTRATION OF 'BEEFMAKER' INTERMEDIATE WHEATGRASS)

Author
item Vogel, Kenneth
item Reece, P
item Baltensperger, D
item Schuman, Gerald
item Nicholoson, R

Submitted to: Crop Science
Publication Type: Peer Reviewed Journal
Publication Acceptance Date: 6/22/2004
Publication Date: 1/24/2005
Citation: Vogel, K.P., Reece, P.E., Baltensperger, D.D., Schuman, G.E., Nicholoson, R.A. 2005. Registration of 'beefmaker' intermediate wheatgrass. Crop Science.45:414-415.

Interpretive Summary: Beefmaker intermediate wheatgrass is a broadly adapted cultivar that produces forage with high in vitro dry matter digestibility and high protein concentration in the tall, mid-grass and short-grass eco-regions of the Central Great Plains, USA. It was released in January 2002 by the USDA, Agricultural Research Service and the Agricultural Research Division, Institute of Agricultural and Natural Resources, University of Nebraska. It is recommended as a pasture forage for yearling beef cattle because its high forage quality should enhance animal gains.

Technical Abstract: Beefmaker intermediate wheatgrass [Elytrigia intermedia (Host) Nevski subsp. intermedia = Thinopyrum intermedium subsp. intermedium (Host) Barkw. & D.R. Dewey] is a broadly adapted cultivar that produces forage with high in vitro dry matter digestibility and high protein concentration in the tall, mid-grass and short-grass eco-regions of the Central Great Plains, USA. It was released in January 2002 by the USDA, Agricultural Research Service and the Agricultural Research Division, Institute of Agricultural and Natural Resources, University of Nebraska. It is recommended as a pasture forage for yearling beef cattle because its high forage quality should enhance animal gains.

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