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11244. Sims, J.R. and A.E. Slinkard. 1991. Development and evaluation of germplasm and cultivars of cover crops.. IN W.L. Hargrove (ed.) Cover crops for clean water. Soil Water Cons. Soc., Ankeny, IA.
Historically, forage legume improvement has received minimal attention relative to other major crops. This has limited the availability of well-adapted and studied cultivars for dryland environments. Adaptation of the Australian ley farming system to Montana is showing promise with annual medics. Also, cereal-pulse rotations are being successfully used in more areas. Over twenty potential fallow-replacing cover crops are being evaluated across Montana. The Indianhead lentil, developed in Saskatchewan as a cover crop, is also showing promise.

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