Tuesday, May 19, 2009

fodder crops : lucerne alfa-alfa

Name of fodder crop:LUCERNE (Medicagosativa)
Soil type: Loamy to clayloam
Season of sowing: Oct first week
Seeds: 15-20 kgs /hectare
Method of sowing: Broadcast
Farmyard manure :20 tonnes
fertilizers: N-20 kg
P2O5-80 kg
K2O-30 kg
1st cutting :70-80 days
Subsequent cuts : 30to40day intervals
Yeild : :600-900 quintals/hectare

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