Forage grasses may soon experience heterosis

Gene discovered that hinders self-fertilization in grasses, which could lead to hybridization of forage grasses.

The grass might be greener on the other side, but in economic terms, grass growth is a factor that must be considered and should be optimized, where possible.

Many grasslands are made up of so-called artificial pasture, which, unlike permanent pasture, is integrated into arable crop rotation and is regularly seeded with forage grass. The seeds of the most important varieties of grass are subject to constant development through cultivation.

However, whereas success in cultiva

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