Medicago polymorpha, Variety trials, Western Australia
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The release of Santiago follows an extensive Department of Agriculture testing programme conducted primarily in the 325 to 425 mm rainfall zone. Santiago substantially outperformed both Serena and Circle Valley and was the best amongst the large number of non-commercial medic varieties tested. About 500J000 ha were sown to burr medic between 1983 and 1988 and the Department of Agriculture expects that the release of Santiago will result in additional new plantings from
Revell, Clinton K. and Ewing, Michael
"Santiago extends the range of burr medics,"
Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4: Vol. 29
, Article 8.
Available at: https://researchlibrary.agric.wa.gov.au/journal_agriculture4/vol29/iss4/8