Tropical Grasslands (1989) Volume 23, 135142
LIVEWEIGHT GAIN FROM ROTATIONALLY AND CONTINUOUSLY GRAZED PASTURES OF NAROK SETARIA AND SAMFORD RHODESGRASS FERTILIZED WITH NITROGEN IN SOUTHEAST QUEENSLAND
R.J. JONES1 and R.M. JONES2
1Division of Tropical Crops and Pastures, CSIRO Davies Laboratory, Private Mail Bag, Post Office, Aitkenvale, Qld. 4814.
Nitrogen fertilised (336 kg/ha/yr N) pastures of Narok setaria (Setaria sphacelata cv. Narok) and Samford rhodesgrass (Chloris gayana cv. Samford) were either grazed rotationally (1 week grazing, 3 weeks rest) or continuously at 5 steers/ha over 6 years. No supplements were fed.