Story: Agricultural and horticultural research

Ryegrass selections (1st of 2)

Ryegrass selections

White clover and ryegrass are the basis of New Zealand pastures. The Grasslands Division of the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, based at Palmerston North (previously the Plant Research Station), was the headquarters for research into better pasture species. In this 1950s trial, ryegrass plants are being measured and compared.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: AANR 6329 39 DA33,341

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Ross Galbreath, 'Agricultural and horticultural research - DSIR research', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/19645/ryegrass-selections (accessed 2 July 2020)

Story by Ross Galbreath, published 24 Nov 2008