Grains and field crops
Location: South Sterlings.
Serradella line evaluation - Stage 3.
To evaluate five promising lines selected from variety trials, in terms of herbage production and long term persistence.
Long season serradella evaluation.
To select productive and persistent serradella lines for the deep acidic sands in the very high rainfall zone on the south coast.
Ryegrass species evaluation.
To investigate the potential of a range of ryegrasses, from short term to long term perennial, in the south coast environment.
Grass species evaluation
To identify both productive and persistent grasses for the high rainfall south coastal agricultural areas.
Location: Mount Barker Research Station.
The effect of nitrogen on pastures and subsequent sheep production.
To measure the effect of autumn/winter application of nitrogen on. 1) Pasture growth rates and composition. 2) Sheep production using pregnant /lactating ewes.
Evaluation of legume pastures under grazing
To evaluate and compare the production characteristics of a serradella, balansa and subterranean clover based pasture, grazed at three stocking regimes.
Number of Pages
Cransberg, L. (1989), Serradella evaluations. Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia, Perth. Report.