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haulms

dead, dry aerial parts of plants after their seed, e.g. beans, or tubers, e.g. potatoes, have been harvested.
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6% however, the groundnut haulms used in this study contained higher CP content (10.
In conclusion, sheep maintained on groundnut haulms were not responded to a concentrated supplement if offered once (1x), twice (2x) or three times (3x) a day due to a sufficient amount of crude protein in the basal diet.
Durga Prasad RD, Prasad DA and RR Reddy Evaluation of complete rations containing groundnut haulms for lambs.
Always, as a matter of course, burn affected haulms and tubers otherwise they remain in the ground as the source of next year's infection Removing all blighted leaves will reduce the spread of the disease, but the best insurance if there is a whiff of blight about, or there are two days when the temperature does not fall below 10C and relative humidity stays above 75%, is to spray with Bordeaux mixture, or an approved proprietary brand early in July and thereafter fortnightly until the middle of September.
The first outward signs are dark-brown marks on the leaves and stems after which the haulm dies and the affected tubers rot, although for a few days after lifting they may appear perfectly sound.
Most cereal straws and stovers have lower nutritive values than the haulms from grain legumes or vines from root crops.
Potatoes required for storage are left in the ground for a couple of weeks after the haulms have been removed so that the skins can harden.
However, the quick grower must not be allowed to out-compete the slow grower, and with a sprawling crop such as potatoes intercropping will be less satisfactory as the haulms may smother the intercrop.
No matter how you intend doing this, all tubers for storage should be left in the ground for a couple of weeks after the haulms have been removed to allow the skins to harden.
At the first sign of disease, cut the haulms to ground level and burn, lifting the tubers two weeks later.