Saturday 15 September 2012
40 shades of green
Teagasc and the School of Agriculture & Food Science UCD’s 226-page book entitled The Grasses of Ireland by John Feehan, Helen Sheridan and Damian Egan is intended for farmers, agriculturalists, horticulturalists, botanists, green-keepers, teachers, students and anyone who wishes to know more about our unique suite of Irish grasses.
With its fine photos and simple descriptive detail those with no botanical knowledge may identify the common grasses of the Irish countryside.
The detail on each grass species including its value and use, provides incredible knowledge and will be an invaluable resource to all involved in agriculture and agri-environment.
* The Grasses of Ireland is available for purchase from Teagasc Oak Park at €37.50 incl P&P. Call 059-9170200 to buy a copy, or for more info, visit: www.teagasc.ie/publications
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