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Season and Varieties :: Lucerne - Kudirai Masal
 

LUCERNE – KUDIRAI MASAL (Medicago sativa)

Season and Varieties

Zone District/Season Month Variety
Irrigated
Coimbatore, Thiruppur, Erode and Dharmapuri Throughout the year CO 1

 

Particulars of Lucerne Variety

PARTICULARS CO 1
Parentage Mass selection from Coimbatore local
Duration (Days) Perennial
Green fodder yield (t/ha/year) 80-90 (11-12 harvests)
Seed yield (kg/ha) 200 - 250
Morphological characters
Plant height (cm) 60 - 70
No. of branches per plant 12 - 15
No. of pods per plant 22 - 25
No. of seeds per pod 4 - 6
Quality characters
Protein content (%) 20 - 24
Dry matter (%) 18 - 20
Dry matter yield (t/ha/year) 16.15

 

Updated on : 01.07.2013

 

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