Berseem clover (TrifoliumalexandrinumL.) in the Mediterranean Basin uri icon

abstract

  • hisreviewprovidesbasicinsightintothecurrentstatusandproductionofberseemclover(TrifoliumalexandrinumL.)inMediterraneanbasincountries.FromtherainfedcropfarmingoftheAegeanIslandtoricebasedcroppingofsaltaffectedsoilsofNileDelta,berseemcloverhasanexceptionalroleinthesustainablecrop-livestockfarmingsystemsoftheMediterraneanbasin.Itisgenerallysowninpurestandsorinmixtureswithannualgraminaceousspeciesforgrazingduringthewinterperiod,forhayingorensilinginspring.Itisadaptedtomildclimatesandneutraltoalkalinesoilsandhastheconstraintsofbeingpronetofrostandtoacidic,saltyandhydromorphicsoils

publication date

  • 2015