Mariner Rhodes Grass

Chloris gayana
  • Later flowering than Samford or Callide
  • Higher leaf to stem ratio compared to Samford or Callide
  • Highly suited to both grazing and hay making
  • Highly palatable
  • Unrivalled persistences
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    Tolgar Rhodes Grass

    Chloris gayana
    • Later flowering than Katambora Rhodes grass types
    • Higher leaf to stem ratio compared to traditional Rhodes grass varieties
    • Finer stem compared to Katambora Rhodes grass
    • Suited to grazing, hay cutting, reclamation and soil conservation activities
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      G2 Guinea Grass

      Megathyrsus maximus
      • New species of Guinea grass (confirmed by DNA test)
      • Later flowering than commercial Guinea grass varieties
      • Strong perennial growth habit
      • High quality feed and greater production potential
      • Readily eaten by all stock types, well suited to grazing or cutting
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        Lakota

        Buffel Grass
        • Plant hybrid performance
        • Higher forage yield than Gayndah and USA Buffel
        • Higher leaf to stem ratio compared to commercially available buffel varieties
        • Greater persistence over commercially available buffel varieties
        • Handles a wide range of soil types
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          Megamax 049

          Panic Grass
          • Very leafy with high tiller density with fine, soft, pliable leaves
          • Responds rapidly to rainfall
          • Significantly higher biomass production than Gatton panic in most WA trials
          • Highly palatable and well eaten by both sheep and cattle
          • Excellent persistence under extended dry conditions (Northern Agricultural Region WA) and over winter (south coast WA)
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            Megamax 059

            Panic Grass

                    Megathyrsus maximus

            • High quality feed
            • Unrivalled persistence
            • Excellent production potential
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              Bahia Grass

              Paspalum notatum
              • For intensive grazing
              • For hay production particularly in the higher rainfall areas
              • Suitable for erosion control
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                Bambatsi

                Panicum coloratum
                • High yielding and palatable perennial grass
                • Distinctive bluish leaves with prominent white mid rib
                • Tolerates saline soils, waterlogging, drought conditions & has some tolerance to frost
                • Also tolerates heavy black clays and melon hole country
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                  Biloela Buffel Grass

                  Cenchrus ciliaris
                  • Taller
                  • Later maturing
                  • More suited to heavier soils
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                    Buffel Grass

                    Cenchrus ciliaris
                    • Drought tolerance – regarded as most tolerant introduced grass in Australia
                    • Persistent – a persistent, deep rooted and tufted perennial
                    • Growth habit – although flower early, they will continue to produce new leaves and shoots during flowering
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                      Consol Lovegrass

                      Eragrostis curvula
                      • Highly persistent on light sandy soils
                      • Tolerant of low pH and high exchangeable aluminium
                      • Requires intensive grazing management to maintain feed quality
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                        Creeping Bluegrass

                        Bothriochloa insculpta
                        • Good drought and grazing tolerance
                        • Strong creeping stolons (runners)
                        • Can be slower to establish than other grasses
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                          Floren Creeping Bluegrass

                          Dichanthium aristatum
                          • Thrives on heavy soils and periodic inundation  
                          • Forms large tussocks and will compete with weeds once established  
                          • Highly palatable
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                            Green Panic

                            Panicum maximum
                            • Broader and darker green leaf
                            • More robust root system
                            • Ability to grow longer into the season
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                              Hybrid Brachiaria

                              Brachiaria decumbens x ruziziensis x brizantha
                              • Suitable for environments generally considered outside the normal adaptation range for many Brachiaria species
                              • Well adapted to acid soils and tolerates high aluminium (Al) levels
                              • Tolerant of short-term flooding
                              • Strong persistence, even under seasonally dry conditions
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                                Premier Finger Grass

                                Digitaria eriantha
                                • Highly productive, robust tufted perennial that is palatable and persistent
                                • Well adapted to inland environments with low rainfall and winter frosts
                                • Good drought, fire and cold tolerance
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                                  Rhodes Grass

                                  Chloris gayana
                                  • Highly palatable
                                  • Productive stoloniferous grass which grows in a wide range of soil types
                                  • Highly suited to companion legumes such as Siratro, Burgundy Bean and Glycine
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                                    Sabi Grass

                                    Urochloa mosambicensis
                                    • Grown for grazing
                                    • Grown for erosion control
                                    • Good seed producer with seed dormancy known to occur
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                                      Setaria

                                      Setaria sphaelata
                                      • Very palatable
                                      • Vigorous growth habit
                                      • Withstands low temperatures of less than 3⁰c
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                                        Signal Grass

                                        Brachiaria decumbens
                                        • Persistent and vigorous growing perennial
                                        • Widely adapted to tropics and sub-tropics
                                        • Suitable for grazing and erosion control
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                                          Tully Humidicola

                                          Brachiaria Humidicola
                                          • Persistent and vigorous growing perennial
                                          • Low growing perennial with stoloniferous growth habit
                                          • Widely adapted to tropics and sub-tropics and grows best at 30⁰ - 35⁰c with 1,500mm annual rainfall condition
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