winter injury, alfalfa, south dakota, climatic conditions
Injury to alfalfa plants during the winter can cause serious stand losses and is a major problem in growing alfalfa in South Dakota. Stand hardiness is affected by climatic conditions, soil condi¬tions, and cultural practices.
Twidwell, Edward K. and Kephart, Kevin D., "Winter Injury in Alfalfa: Assessment and Management" (2010). SDSU Extension Extra Archives. 270.