WW-B Dahl Bluestem (Bothriochloa bladhii)
WW-B Dahl Bluestem is a late maturing, very leafy Old World Bluestem released jointly by Texas Tech, TAEX, and the Soil Conservation Service in 1994. WW-B Dahl looks somewhat like KR bluestem but has a much higher leaf to stem ratio, thus increasing quality significantly. Crude protein is typically 10 to 12 percent. B Dahl is also highly palatable, with livestock preferring it over most other grasses. Forage production is outstanding with yields as high as 9 to 12 tons per acre possible. B Dahl has very small fertility requirement, needing only 50 lbs. of nitrogen per acre per year to achieve high yields. D Dahl also has good drought tolerance.