Crop yield, Stylosanthes scabra, Western Australia, Stylosanthes hamata, Kimberley region (WA), Phosphorus fertilizers
Legume herbage mass was maximized after two or three years application of 50 kg/ha double superphosphate for both Verano and Fitzroy on Red earth soils and for Fitzroy on Yellow lateritic soils. There was increased production of Verano up to the maximum fertilizer level. Both varieties responded in the second year to residual P following application in the first year but there were no responses in subsequent years.
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Holm, A M, and D'Antuono, M F. (1990), Response by Stylosanthes hamata and S. scabra to phosphate on three soils in the north-Kimberley of Western Australia. Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia. Report 100, 27p.