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Grass breeding for the future - resilience is key

Resilience to drought and reduced fertiliser applications will be key traits for perennial rye grass varieties in 2050

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Grass breeders across the world are all looking at resilience to drought and reduced inputs as key traits for future varieties, says Barenbrug global research director, Piet Arts.
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Grass breeders across the world are all looking at resilience to drought and reduced inputs as key traits for future varieties, says Barenbrug global research director, Piet Arts.

With a changing climate on the horizon, combined with a reduction in artificial fertiliser applications, grass swards are going to require greater resilience to extreme weather events and reduced inputs...

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