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Landrace varieties - Scots Timothy

  Scot’s Timothy Close to Losing a Landrace Variety A & R Muirhead. Email:alan@grassseed.co.uk Tel:01259 760400     Scot’s Timothy Timothy Hay is the most historic hay varieties around but yet the production of the Scot’s Timothy variety is rapidly decreasing close to the point of extinction.  Scot’s Timothy is a land race variety that needs promotion to prevent the loss of this sub-species all together.  It is also important to increase its production in order to encourage the biodiversity of the crops used by the agricultural community.  It has many characteristics which should be making it the 1st choice...