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Season and Varieties :: Hedge Lucerne - Velimasal
 

 

HEDGE LUCERNE - VELIMASAL ( Desmanthus virgatus )

I. SEASON AND VARIETIES

Zone District/ Season Month Varieties
Irrigated
All Districts Throughout the year Velimasal
Rain fed
All Districts June - October Velimasal

II. PARTICULARS OF VELIMASAL VARIETY

PARTICULARS Velimasal
Parentage Introduction
Duration (Days) Perennial
Green fodder yield (t/ha/year) 90-100 (7 harvests)
Seed yield (kg/ha) 200 - 250
Morphological characters
Plant height (cm) 110-120
No. of branches per plant 15-20
No. of pods per plant 75-100
No. of seeds per pod 6-10
Quality characters
Protein content (%) 20 - 22
Dry matter (%) 18 - 20
Dry matter yield (t/ha/year) 16.2-20.0


Updated on : 01.07.2013

 

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