Integrated Crop Management News
 

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

9-13-1999

Abstract

Alfalfa, like most other perennials, is influenced by environmental factors and is genetically programmed to respond to these external factors. Alfalfa's response to shortening days and cooling average daily temperatures may be very strong (very fall dormant--usually cold-tolerant plants) or minimal to nonexistent (nondormant--plants with little or no cold hardiness, such as the annual or tender perennials as horticulturists would call them).

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Iowa State University

Language

en

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