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Interactions between pasture species and management and their implications for evaluating perennial ryegrass (Lolium perenne L.) cultivars in dairy systems
(Lincoln University, 2016-07-19)
An index to rank perennial ryegrass cultivars based on their relative economic benefit to pasture-based dairy systems, has been developed in New Zealand (Chapman et al., 2016; DairyNZ) in recent years. Performance values ...
Dry matter production and weed suppression of multi-species pasture mixtures in the first year of growth
(Lincoln University, 2016-11-14)
Perennial ryegrass, plantain, white clover and red clover were grown in monocultures and up to four- species mixtures in Canterbury, New Zealand. The dry matter production and weed content for the first year of growth ...
Dietary preference of dairy cows for perennial ryegrass cultivars growing with and without white clover
(New Zealand Society of Animal Production, 2016)
Dietary preference of dairy cows for eight perennial ryegrass cultivars (AberMagic, Alto, Base, Bealey, Commando, Kamo, One50 and Prospect) growing with and without white clover was examined at two vegetative stages (May ...