Better Breeding Strategies for Grass

A co-published work in Crop Science by AgResearch Forage Improvement Senior Scientst Dr Zulfi Jahufer following an American sabbatical focused on improving the efficiency of breeding grass for yield and quality factors for biofuel, which is very similar to the yield and quality factors of value in pastoral contexts. 

They evaluated a breeding strategy based on a multi-trait selection index, compared to single trait approaches.

Further information

Read an abstract of the article in Crop Science.