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Pratt timothy.

Papadopoulos, Y.A., Christie, B.R., McRae, K.B., Gehl, D.T., and Fillmore, S.A.E. (2015). "Pratt timothy.", Canadian Journal of Plant Science, 95(5), pp. 1047-1048. doi : 10.4141/CJPS-2015-054  Access to full text


Pratt timothy (Phleum pratense L.) is an 11-clone synthetic cultivar developed through progeny testing for general combining ability at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Crops and Livestock Research Centre, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. Pratt timothy was selected for winter hardiness, plant vigour, plant height, and intermediate maturity (similar to the check cultivar Climax but later than Champ). In Atlantic Canada, Pratt timothy produced more forage than Champ during 3 production years. This cultivar was superior in persistence and re-growth potential with greater production of second-cut herbage.

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