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Mineral mixes commonly contain inorganic forms of Se that are poorly absorbed and utilized by ruminants compared with organic forms of Se. Another way to supply Se to livestock is through pasture plants. The enrichment of livestock feed crops with Se has been studied for many years in several countries. When inorganic Se is applied as fertilizer, plants convert it to the organic form, selenomethionine. This is absorbed by the animal and incorporated into tissues at a greater efficiency than inorganic forms.
This publication, produced by growers, commodity group representatives, processors, university specialists, and other technical experts from the cranberry industry in Oregon and Washington, outlines major pests, current management practices, ...
Poison hemlock is one of the most poisonous of plants. Silage making has been used to reduce the concentrations of toxins in a variety of crops. Poison hemlock alkaloids are found in different concentrations depending on ...
Information on growing kiwifruit and grapes on the Oregon Coast, including site selection, soil, cultivars, planting systems, irrigation, mulching, fertilization, harvesting, renovation, and handling pests and problems.