Lakota

Buffel Grass
  • Fine leafed erect plant type
  • Long growing season
  • Ability to grow coming out of winter
  • Better production than USA and Gayndah
  • Good persistence
  • Handles a wide range of soil types
  • Survives well in frost prone Western areas
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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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                    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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                        Mulato II Hybrid Brachiaria

                        Brachiaria decumbens x ruziziensis x brizantha
                        • Suitable for environments generally considered outside the normal adaptation range for many Brachiaria species
                        • Available for sales outside the Americas
                        • Will tolerate acid soils of high aluminum

                         

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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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