11. White Clover

Immediately below are PDF files of individual papers from the combined Agronomy Society of New Zealand Special Publication No. 11 and Grassland Research and Practice Series No. 6 published in 1996 from the Joint Symposium White Clover: New Zealand's Competitive Edge held at Lincoln University, Canterbury on 21-22 November 1995.  

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New Zealand's White Clover Industry


Overview and vision for white clover

J.R. Caradus, D.R. Woodfield and A. V. Stewart pp. 1-6


Trends in the global marketing of white clover cultivars

R.D.J. Mather, D. T. Melhuish and M. Herlihy pp. 7-14


Cultivar development and links to industry

R.J.M. Hay and J.A. Lancashire pp. 15-18


The intensifying requirements for white clover cultivar change

P.T.P. Clifford, G.A. Sparks and D.R. Woodfield pp. 19-24


The practicalities of managing cultivar change

D. Allen pp. 25-27


The incidence of insect pests and their Arthropod predators in 24 Canterbury white clover seed crops

N. Schroeder and P. Clifford pp. 29-33


Paclobutrazol and white clover seed production: a non-fulfilled potential

J.G. Hampton pp. 35-39


The key to successful second year white clover seed crops

B.L. McCloy and S.R. White p. 40


Maximising seed production potential in white clover: factors influencing seed set per floret

R.G. Thomas pp. 41-44

Managing White Clover to Attain its Genetic Potential


The positioning of white clover cultivars in New Zealand

J.R. Caradus, R.J.M. Hay and D.R. Woodfield pp. 45-49


Factors influencing farmer acceptance and uptake of new white clover cultivars

B. Belgrave pp. 51-54


Management of clover in grazed pastures: expectations, limitations and opportunities

D.F. Chapman, A.J. Parsons and S. Schwinning pp. 55-64


A review of the role of grazing management on the growth and performance of white clover cultivars in lowland New Zealand pastures

J.L. Brock and M.J.M. Hay pp. 65-70


Value and potential of white clover for sheep production

G.W. Gardyne pp. 71-74


Long-term effects of pastoral fallowing on the distribution and performance of white clover (Trifolium repens L.) in a hill country pasture

Z.N. Nie, I. Valentine, A. D. Mackay, D.J. Barker and J. Hodgson pp. 75-78


Influence of grazing management and drought on white clover population performance and genotypic frequency

J.L. Brock and J.R. Caradus pp. 79-82


Do cattle exhibit a preference for white clover?

G.P. Cosgrove, C.B. Anderson and R.H. Fletcher pp. 83-86

White Clover and Nitrogen: fixed or applied?


Issues affecting the competitiveness of white clover rhizobia in New Zealand pastures

C. W. Ronson and W.L. Lowther pp. 87-90


Increasing symbiotic potentials in white clover

J.R. Crush and J.R. Caradus pp. 91-94 


European perspectives on nitrogen fixation and the application of mineral nitrogen

L.R. Mytton pp. 95-98


Environmental impacts of nitrogen in pastoral agriculture

R.A. Carran and T. Clough pp. 99-102


A farmer's experience with high N fertiliser inputs on grass/clover pastures

S. Barr pp. 103-106


White clover or nitrogen fertiliser for dairying?

D.A. Clark and S.L. Harris pp. 107-114


The value of N-fixation to pastoral agriculture in New Zealand

T.W. Walker pp. 115-118


Nitrogen fertiliser effects on white clover in dairy pastures

S.L. Harris, D.A. Clark, C.D. Waugh and F.H. Clarkson pp. 119-124

White Clover Science and Innovation


Breeding strategies for developing transgenic white clover cultivars

D.R. Woodfield and D.W.R. White pp. 125-130


Inheritance and expression of transgenes in white clover

A. Scott, D.R. Woodfield, A. Allan, D. Maher and D. W.R. White pp. 131-135


White clover roots cause stolen burial

A. Cresswell p. 136


The sensitivity of white clover root hairs to aluminium

D.A. Care pp. 137-140


Response to selection for increased taproot diameter

D.R. Woodfield, J.R. Caradus, G.R. Cousins and T. Dunn pp. 141-143


Differences in resource allocation to stolen branches of Kopu white clover genotypes induced by manipulation of rooting

M. Lötscher and M.J.M. Hay pp. 145-148


White clover ecotype germplasm from the USA for development of New Zealand and overseas cultivars

K.H. Widdup, J.R. Caradus, J. Green, J.P. Mueller and C.P. Pennell pp. 149-153


Deferred grazing to enhance white clover content in pastures

R.N. Watson, S.L. Harris, N.L. Bell and F.J. Neville p. 154


White clover breeding for dryland sheep and cattle pastures in Australia

J.F. Ayres, J.R. Caradus, L.A. Lane and R.D. Murison pp. 155-158


Water stress and water use efficiency of ten white clover cultivars

M. Barbour, J.R. Caradus, D.R. Woodfield and W.B. Silvester pp. 159-162


Third generation progress in breeding white clover for resistance to root-knot nematode

J. van den Bosch and C.F. Mercer pp. 163-166


Inheritance of multifoliolate leaves in white clover

J.L. Ford and R.B. Claydon pp. 167-170


Leaf senescence and clonal growth of white clover

S.M. Butcher, D. W. Fountain and M. T. McManus pp. 171-173