Terry RA, Tilley JMA (1964) The digestibility of the leaves and stems of perennial ryegrass, cocksfoot
, timothy, tall fescue, lucerne and sainfoin, as measured by an in vitro procedure.
Surveys for choke (Epichloe typhina) in cocksfoot
seed crops, 1951-53.
Donata, a soft-leaved cocksfoot
with better palatability than some leading perennial ryegrasses, does particularly well in year two, while Winnetou timothy loves cool and wet conditions.
The mountain common is no longer farmed, his smallholding now un-grazed, instead ruled by a brutal hegemony of European gorse, bracken and tussocks of cocksfoot
Lemaire and Salette (1982) reported that spring vegetative growth of tall rescue and cocksfoot
(Dactyl& glomerata L.
Grasses pollinate from May to August and the main culprits are rye, meadow, timothy, cocksfoot
Usually dominated by introduced species including cocksfoot
(Dactylis glomerata), tall fescue (Festuca arundinacea), perennial ryegrass (Lolium perenne), phalaris (Phalaris aquatica); clovers principally white (Trifolium repens) and subterranean clover (T.
Other research is investigating other forages with PPO activity in particular grass species such as cocksfoot
which has been shown to have activity comparable to red clover (Lee et al.
It is home to rare plants including meadow foxtail, greater bird's-foot-trefoil, red clover, black knapweed, ox-eye daisy and cocksfoot
Farmers could be in a strong position to contest the moorland line, if through agricultural improvements the vegetation species are predominantly: Ryegrass, Timothy, Yorkshire fog, annual meadow grass, cocksfoot
, clover rich pastures.
Grass: Rye, Timothy, Cocksfoot
, Yorkshire fog, Orchard and Sweet vernal - from mid-May to the end of July, peaking in late June.
Other pasture mixes for cropping rotations include perennial grasses such as phalaris (Phalaris tuberosa) and cocksfoot
(Dactylis glomerata), sown with either annual clovers or lucerne.