Handy links we've discovered during our project research
Fodder Trees: A Summary of current research in New Zealand (Logan & Radcliffe, 1985)
Uses and management of Tagasaste (Chamaecytisus palmensis) - Environment Bay of Plenty
Conservation trees - Tagasaste (Hawke's Bay Regional Council)
Tagasaste Introduction (New Zealand Tree Crops Association)
Cutting management of willows (Salix spp.) and leguminous shrubs for forage during summer.
Tagasaste forage production systems.
A literature survey (1696–1991) on the fodder shrubs tagasaste and escobon (Chamaecytisus proliferus (L.fil) Link sensu lato) (Fabaceae: Genisteae).
Reproductive biology of tree lucerne (Chamaecytisus palmensis, Leguminosae). https://doi.org/10.1080/0028825X.1985.10434230
Forage shrubs in North Island hill country 1. Forage production.
Forage shrubs in North Island hill country 2. Sheep and goat preferences.
Forage shrubs in North Island hill country 3. Forage digestibility.
Forage shrubs in North Island hill country 4. Chemical composition and conclusions.
Discrimination between groups of tagasaste and escobon from the Canary Islands based on juvenile morphological characters.
Evaluation of endemic leguminous forage shrubs from the Canary Islands. 1 Germplasm characterisation and forage production.
Evaluation of endemic leguminous forage shrubs from the Canary Islands. 2 Mineral composition.
Evaluation of endemic leguminous forage shrubs from the Canary Islands. 3 Organic constituents and forage digestibility.
Preference of goats and sheep for browse species under field conditions.
Potential of Cytisus and allied genera (Genisteae: Fabaceae) as forage shrubs. 1. Seed germination and agronomy.
Potential of Cytisus and allied genera (Genisteae: Fabaceae) as forage shrubs
2. Chemical composition of the forage and conclusions.
Biomass yield, botanical fractions and quality of tagasaste, (Chamaecytisus palmensis) as affected by harvesting interval in the highlands of Ethiopia.
Effect of pre-feeding forage treatments, harvesting stage, and animal type on preference of tagasaste (Chamaecytisus palmensis).
Trees and shrubs as sources of fodder in Australia.
Application of some trees/shrubs in ruminant feeding: a review.
Determinants of survival and growth of tree lucerne (Chamaecytisus palmensis) in the crop-livestock farming systems of the Ethiopian highlands.
Elite selection of tagasaste (Chamaecytisus palmensis) for drought-prone sites.
Establishment and management of tagasaste.
Genetic variability within tagasaste.