Table 1.10-1. Typical aboveground biomass production and nitrogen contribution of some cover crops and cover crop mixtures in southern Pennsylvania
|Non-legume dry matter production (lbs/A)||Legume dry matter production (lbs/A)||Total nitrogen content (lbs/A N)|
Cover crops established end of August/beginning of September, and killed at the end of April/beginning of May. All data except rye, wheat, and barley are personal communication from Rita Koch and Matthew Ryan, The Rodale Institute, Kutztown.