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Nicky Byrne

Walsh Scholar

Research Interests

Grass cultivar evaluations which are capable of identifying superior varieties best suited to pasture based production systems, with the main traits of interest being persistence, utilisation and dry matter yield.


Bachelor of Agriculture Science, University College Dublin, Ireland

Byrne N., Berry D.P., Geoghegan A., Shalloo L., Gilliland T.J., and O’Donovan M. (2015) ‘Evaluation of dry matter yield of ryegrass varieties on Irish grassland farms’ European Grassland Federation 2015: Grassland and forages in high output dairy farming systems. Wageningen, the Netherlands 15-17 June 2015. Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen, the Netherlands, Pages 383-385.