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Research Article

Green Fodder Production and Water Use Efficiency of Some Forage Crops under Hydroponic Conditions

Table 1

Green fodder (fresh), dry yields, and the ratio of produced green fodder: initial planted seeds weight for the studied forage crops under hydroponic conditions.

CropGreen fodder yield§Dry fodder yield§Moisture contentGreen fodder: initial seeds wt
Ton/ha Ton/ha %

Alfalfa 194 a* 15.9 c 91.8 a 11.5 a
Barley200 a34.0 a83.0 b7.0 b
Cowpea217 a32.6 a85.0 b5.5 c
Sorghum145 b27.6 b81.0 b4.5 c
Wheat131 b22.9 b82.5 b4.7 c

§Based on one production cycle (8 days).
*Means for each trait followed by the same letter are not significantly different at 𝑃 0 . 0 5 according to the least significant difference (LSD) test.

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