Quail Food Plot Recommendations on Regenerated Sites in South Carolina

Quail food plots established on regenerated pine sites in South Carolina were evaluated in relation to planting dates, seeding rates, and site preparation methods for pines. Stem count data indicated Piedmont food plot establishment should involve broadcasting a mixture of 0.14 kg of bicolor lespe. deza (Lespedeza bicolor) and 0.34 kg of Kobe lespedeza (Lespedeza striata) seeds per 0.04 ha plot in March on either disked or burned sites. Sandhill data indicated that broadcasting 0.14 kg of bicolor and 1.36 kg of Kobe seeds per 0.04 ha plot in March on disked soils would effectively establish food plots in that region.

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