Seed testing of foliar-fertilised red clover crops after various periods of storage

  • Dalibor TOMIĆ University of Kragujevac, Faculty of Agronomy, Cara Dušana 34, 32000 Čačak
  • Vladeta STEVOVIĆ University of Kragujevac, Faculty of Agronomy, Cara Dušana 34, 32000 Čačak
  • Dragan ĐUROVIĆ University of Kragujevac, Faculty of Agronomy, Cara Dušana 34, 32000 Čačak
  • Rade STANISAVLJEVIĆ Institute for Plant Protection and Environment, Teodora Drajzera 9, 11 000 Belgrade
  • Milomirka MADIĆ University of Kragujevac, Faculty of Agronomy, Cara Dušana 34, 32000 Čačak
  • Mirjana PETROVIĆ Institute of Forage Crops, +38137251 Globoder, Kruševac
  • Đorđe LAZAREVIĆ Institute of Forage Crops, +38137251 Globoder, Kruševac
  • Jasmina KNEŽEVIĆ Univerzity of Priština, Faculty of Agriculture, Kopaonička bb, 38219, Lešak
Keywords: foliar fertilisation; red clover; seed quality parameters


This study was carried out in the Bucegi Natural Park, a protected area of the Romanian Carpathians. It aims at documenting the potential sensitivity of six widespread Natura 2000 habitat types and of all plants with conservative value (200 taxa) in the mountain area, to the changes in temperature and humidity, predicted for this century. Regional expert knowledge and environmental indicator values were considered in assessing the potential habitat’s sensitivity. The results support the evidence that sensitivity to temperature may be potentially higher for habitats at alpine and subalpine levels (bushes and grasslands) and medium for forest habitats. Sensitivity to moisture was detected as potentially high for forest habitats and as medium for bushes and grasslands at high mountain elevation. Microthermophilic plants have shown a greater share (76-79%) in alpine and subalpine communities, and the hydrophilic plants (86-96%) in forest communities. About 80% of plants of conservation value (microthermophilic or hydrophilic plants) may be potentially sensitive to predicted warming and drought and 44% of them (microthermophilic and hydrophilic plants) to the changes of both parameters. Climate scenarios (2011-2100) and sensitivity maps (Sat – image interpretation with GIS for the whole mountain area) are included.


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TOMIĆ, D., STEVOVIĆ, V., ĐUROVIĆ, D., STANISAVLJEVIĆ, R., MADIĆ, M., PETROVIĆ, M., LAZAREVIĆ, Đorđe, & KNEŽEVIĆ, J. (2020). Seed testing of foliar-fertilised red clover crops after various periods of storage. Notulae Botanicae Horti Agrobotanici Cluj-Napoca, 48(1), 284-293.
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