Since 1993, the ARC - Forage Breeding have registered 62 new forage cultivars and granted Plant Breeders Rights (PBR). Breeding selection, seed production and management is undertaken on annual and perennial temperate grasses and legumes and on annual and perennial tropical and sub-tropical grasses and legumes.  This has resulted in the release of improved forage cultivars and the generation of income from seed production and royalties.

Forage species Scientific Name Number of cultivars bred
Italian & Westerwolds ryegrass Lolium multiflorum27
Perennial ryegrass Lolium perenne2
Hybrid ryegrass Lolium hybridum4
Tall fescue Festuca arundinacea5
Forage rye and stooling rye Secale cereale10
Fodder / Japanese radish Raphanus sativus6
Teff Eragrostis tef6
White clover Trifolium repens2
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