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Table 1 The applied water regimes during field experiments and the yields of early and late harvest

From: Influence of drought stress on afalfa yields and nutritional composition

  Water regime, condition nr. Early yield DM (t/ha) Late yield DM (t/ha)
Experiment I (2013) Optimal, control 13.1 12.7
Moderate drought in spring 12.1 12.0
Severe drought in spring 11.4 11.0
Moderate drought in summer 11.7 11.1
Severe drought in summer 13.1 12.7
Experiment II (2014) Optimal, control 12.3 12.7
Severe drought in early spring 11.0 10.5
Severe drought in late spring 10.1 9.7
Rainfed 11.1 11.1