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Research Project: Restoring and Managing Great Basin Ecosystems

Location: Range and Meadow Forage Management Research

Title: Techniques to improve seeding success of forage kochia in exotic annual grass invaded sagebrush rangelands

Author
item JOHNSON, DUSTIN - Oregon State University
item Davies, Kirk
item MADSEN, MATTHEW - Brigham Young University
item MILLER, TRAVIS - Bureau Of Land Management

Submitted to: Government Publication/Report
Publication Type: Government Publication
Publication Acceptance Date: 12/31/2015
Publication Date: 1/1/2016
Citation: Johnson, D., Davies, K.W., Madsen, M., Miller, T. 2016. Techniques to improve seeding success of forage kochia in exotic annual grass invaded sagebrush rangelands. Government Publication/Report. Beef Council Report. 1-3.

Interpretive Summary: Establishment of forage kochia has been inconsistent. We evaluated different seeding techniques, season of seeding, and age of seed. Preliminary results suggest that seeding bare seed, either broadcast or drill seeded, in the winter was most successful treatment.

Technical Abstract: Establishment of forage kochia has been inconsistent. We evaluated different seeding techniques, season of seeding, and age of seed. Preliminary results suggest that seeding bare seed, either broadcast or drill seeded, in the winter was most successful treatment.