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hard seeded serradellas

Catalogue: Ground Cover
DAFWA research officer Dr Angelo Loi (left) inspects summer-sown serradella earlier this year with Brookton grain growers Anna and Colin Butcher... Summer-sown hard-seeded French serradella ( Ornithopus sativus ) varieties have potential to revolutionise the legume phase of crop rotations in Western Australia's medium and high-rainfall zones, according to researchers... They offer opportunities to: establish pastures cheaper, earlier and more reliably than traditional annual pasture legumes; fast-track the transition between crops and pastures; improve pasture biomass production; achieve good seed-set; achieve high N fixation in the first year of the pasture phase; and avoid interference with winter crop sowing at the season break...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
DAFWA research officer Dr Angelo Loi (left) inspects summer-sown serradella earlier this year with Brookton grain growers Anna and Colin Butcher... Summer-sown hard-seeded French serradella ( Ornithopus sativus ) varieties have potential to revolutionise the legume phase of crop rotations in Western Australia's medium and high-rainfall zones, according to researchers... They offer opportunities to: establish pastures cheaper, earlier and more reliably than traditional annual pasture legumes; fast-track the transition between crops and pastures; improve pasture biomass production; achieve good seed-set; achieve high N fixation in the first year of the pasture phase; and avoid interference with winter crop sowing at the season break...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Grow your own nitrogen with summer sown serradellas.. Summer sown, hard seeded French serradellas Margurita and Erica are showing potential as key legume inclusions to crop rotations in WA's medium and high rainfall zones... Research in WA and NSW is showing potential for some biserrula ( Biserrula pelecinus ), gland clover ( Trifolium glanduliferum ) and bladder clover ( Trifolium spumosum ) species to be used in a similar way to the summer serradella sowing...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Grow your own nitrogen with summer sown serradellas.. Sow unprocessed serradella pods between early January and early March.. Summer sown, hard seeded French serradellas Margurita and Erica are showing potential as key legume inclusions to crop rotations in WA's medium and high rainfall zones...
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