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Crossing the species barrier: investigating vertical transmission of a fungal endophyte from tall fescue within a novel ryegrass association
(Lincoln University, 2017-02-28)
Many Poaceae grasses form a symbiosis with Epichloë fungal endophytes. Initially a serious problem in agriculture due to their production of alkaloids toxic to livestock, endophyte strains were identified that were less ...
Dry matter production and water use of dryland cocksfoot/lupin and lucerne pastures in the third year after establishment
(Lincoln University, 2017-11-14)
Cocksfoot (Dactylis glomerata) is a preferred grass option for dryland pastures on high country farms in the South Island of New Zealand. However, increasing the productivity of cocksfoot based pastures with legumes is ...
Effect of using a catch crop to reduce nitrate leaching losses from winter grazed fodder beet soil
(Lincoln University, 2017-11-13)
Grazing of winter forage crops such as fodder beet (Beta vulgaris L.) and kale (Brassica oleracea L.) is a common management option for increasing winter feed supply on New Zealand farms. This practice is most often ...