University of Guelph

1996-97 Undergraduate Calendar


Course Description

29-333 Forage Crops: Science and Technology F(2-2)

Current management and utilization of forage grasses and legumes are reviewed. Physiological and biochemical processes unique to forage crops, including quality, preservation as hay and silage, animal utilization, perennial growth habit, the applications of genetics and biotechnology and the forage seed industry are discussed. Computer simulation models are applied to the utilization of forages in dairy production and to microbial interactions in silage. (Offered in even-numbered years.)

Prerequisites: 01-1101/2 or 83-200.

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