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common vetch

Catalogue: GRDC Final Reports
Economic: In the project, a number of lines were assessed or selected with higher grain and hay yields than present varieties in areas of 330 to 500 mm/yr of rainfall... Lamb feeding experiments using Morava and Rasina (< 0.65% toxin in grain), showed extremely good growth... Project results showed 54 kg, 98 kg and 145 kg/ha were fixed after vetch for grain, hay and green manure, respectively...
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Catalogue: GRDC Final Reports
Very high mineral fertiliser prices have encouraged farmers to increase nitrogen levels in the soil with legume crops, reducing or excluding the need for nitrogen fertilisers in following crops... More agronomic research needs to be carried out on: nitrogen fixation at different crop stages, and investigation of different varieties and advanced breeding lines to determine if there are differences in nitrogen fixation rates herbicides for broadleaf weed control herbicide and other management options for herbicide resistant grass weeds seeding times and seeding rates for current varieties in different areas vetch production for grain and hay with and without nitrogen fertilisers... The project will include the two main vetch species, common vetch ( Vicia sativa ) and hairy vetch ( Vicia villosa )...
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