Q35. How to encourage desirable native grasses and discourage undesirable native species in improved native pastures.

Answer: Answer: It is more difficult to encourage one species over another if they are all the same
botanical group, in this case probably the Graminaceae. One suggestion is to improve the
soil fertility with addition of organics matter in the form of compost, compost teas, etc., and
encourage flowering and seeding of those species wanted. Depending on the distribution
of the unwanted species, heavy grazing may help with the immediate seeding of the grazed
down areas with the species of choice. To answer the question more appropriately, I would
need to know more about the property.

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