Leucaena

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This fact sheet outlines the findings of a Meat & Livestock Australia Producer Demonstration Site project that investigated the growing conditions and varieties suitable for establishing leucaena in…
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Leucaena is a perennial forage that can significantly improve productivity and profitability of beef production systems in northern Australia.  However, leucaena has specific management requirements to maximise productivity…
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Leucaena is a perennial forage that can significantly improve productivity and profitability of beef production systems in northern Australia. However leucaena has specific climatic, soil type and management…
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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 Producer Demonstration Site (PDS) to test and demonstrate establishment techniques and quantify productivity on commercial scale Leucaena in QLD project commenced in 2012 but was terminated early…
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The Leucaena in southern inland Queensland project demonstrated to producers in southern inland Queensland, how to best grow and manage leucaena to produce a reliable, drought-tolerant, long-lasting summer-growing…
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The Leucaena rumen inoculum – composition and activity project researched the biology and bacterial mix of leucaena rumen inoculum to prevent its degradation at all stages in the…
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The Leucaena DNA profiling project aimed to provide a DNA profile of the new variety ‘Redlands’ (BL12) and compare it to other psyllid resistant leucaenas (BL24, BL34, BL39),…
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The Developing principles and priorities for the genetic improvement traits and species in pastures project investigated the investment profile and delivery structure for forage plant breeding and evaluation…
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