Importance of Clover (Trifolium sp.) Genus for Black Sea Region

Özlem Önal Aşcı


There is a high level of forage deficit in Turkey. It is necessary that cultivation and productivity of forage plant should be increase to close forage deficit in a short time, further, pastures should also be improved. Clover genus involves both annual and perennial species, it has some species are grown different soil conditions. Clover species are grown in cool temperate and humid regions have thin stem and abundant leaf, thus, their hay is very nutritive feed for animals. They can use both increasing forage cultivation and pasture improvement in Black Sea Region.


Forage crop; Clover; Trifolium; Hay; Pasture

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ISSN: 2148-127X

Turkish JAF Sci.Tech.

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