Medicago Sativa ssp Falcata
A genetic advancement
Runner II is the only known Lucerne with the Medicago falcata gene on the NZ market (Appendix 2).
Appendix 1: Dryland Pastoral Research at Ashley Dene by Prof D. Moot, Dr A. Mills, Mr M. Smith, Grazing Lucerne Management trials—ongoing Research Project Lincoln University, Canterbury NZ.
Appendix 2:`The falcata Gene’ brief history. The importance of M. falcata in a grazing Lucerne plant. You be the Judge.