Improved pastures: Projects

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Buffel grass is a valued pasture species for livestock in Central Australia. Typically, it occurs with native grasses and is capable of producing large amounts of palatable, nutritious…
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The Northern Territory Department of Industry, Tourism and Trade (NT DITT) is collaborating with the University of Queensland (UQ) on a project which has been funded by the…
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Rapid, widespread dominance of exotic, stoloniferous, perennial grass Indian couch (Bothriochloa pertusa) is occurring in Queensland pastures, with reports also for the Northern Territory. This transformation is not…
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Legume Best Management Practice in the Brigalow Belt Bio-Region project aims to improve the productivity, profitability and sustainability of beef enterprises through reliable and successful use of pasture…
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The Conserving Leucaena ssp. germplasm collection project aimed to import unique Leucaena germplasm from University of Hawaii and collect seed to provide long term benefit to the Australian…
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Leucaena-based pastures offer one of the most productive feed-base options for northern beef producers where rainfall and soils are suitable. The Accelerating uptake of leucaena-based pastures project aimed…
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The Use of fertiliser phosphorus for increased productivity of legume-based sown pastures in the Brigalow Belt region – a review project investigated responses by pasture legumes to phosphorus…
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The Stocktake and analysis of legume evaluation for tropical pastures in Australia project aimed to collate, analyse and store existing tropical legume evaluation data and knowledge and make…
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The Rhizobia survival and new methods to improve nodulation in tropical legumes project looked at ways to better establish rhizobia for pasture legumes. Summary The Review of productivity…
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The Review of productivity decline in sown grass pastures project looked at the use of legumes to improve degraded pastures and made recommendations about targeting research, development and…
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