Perennial grain crops for high water use : the case for Microlaena stipoides; a report for the Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation / by Cl Davies, DL Waugh and EC Lefroy Davies, C. L

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Davies, C. L
Subjects
Native plants; Microlaena stipoides.; Salinity
Summary
"This research set out to domesticate an Australian native grass to produce a perennial grain crop. Perennial (long-lived) grain crops offer a new solution to the long-standing problems of salinity and erosion associated with conventional cropping systems based on annual plants.... The research identified the native species weeping rice grass (Microlaena stipoides) as a promising candidate for a perennial grain crop on the basis of its seed size and wide distribution."--Foreword.
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19380541

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