• Biology
  • Published 2015

Sirolan phalaris and Kasbah cocksfoot prove more persistent than lucerne under drought in a medium rainfall cropping environment

@inproceedings{Hayes2015SirolanPA,
  title={Sirolan phalaris and Kasbah cocksfoot prove more persistent than lucerne under drought in a medium rainfall cropping environment},
  author={Richard Hayes and Guangdi Li and Mark Norton},
  year={2015}
}
Cultivars of phalaris (Phalaris aquatica L.) and cocksfoot (Dactylis glomerata L.) suited to lower rainfall cropping environments have existed in Australia for over 40 years, but remain rarely used in commercial crop rotations. A field experiment was established in 2010 at Ariah Park, NSW, to test the persistence of phalaris cv. Sirolan and cocksfoot cv. Kasbah compared to winter active and semi-winter dormant lucerne (Medicago sativa L.) cultivars on a red soil where the average annual… CONTINUE READING

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