It is a fodder species rich in protein and therefore introduced in India from Australia. It is found to perform better in semiarid rainfed conditions. The production started in the second year seed sawing and one cutting was done with a fresh biomass production of 31.41 q/ha. increasing to 62.70 q/ha in the fourth year when intercropped with guava. Apart from this it helped in improvement of soil health by reducing the pH from 7.22 to 7.12 and organic matter content from 0.196 to 0.343 % over the years.
KeywordsSeed Collection Legume Seed Land Preparation Direct Seed Seed Rate
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