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Production Technology of Fodder Crops




  • Lucern


    Technical name                   Medicago sativa.

    Varities                               Type-8, Type-9, Synthetic-79.

    Seed Rate                           3-4 kg/acre

    Sowing Time                      Mid October-Mid November.

    Harvesting Time                 8 cuttings-1st after 80-90 days.

    Lucern


    Technical name                   Medicago sativa.

    Varities                               Type-8, Type-9, Synthetic-79.

    Seed Rate                           3-4 kg/acre

    Sowing Time                      Mid October-Mid November.

    Harvesting Time                 8 cuttings-1st after 80-90 days.

    Berseem


    Technical name                   Trifolium alexandrinum.

    Varities                               Agaiti Berseem, Pachaiti Berseem.

    Seed Rate                           3-4 kg/acre

    Sowing Time                      October

    Harvesting Time                 Feb-March.

    Shaftal


    Technical name                   Trifolium resupinatum.

    Varities                               Local Varities are sown.

    Seed Rate                           2-3 kg/acre

    Sowing Time                      October.

    Harvesting Time                 2-3 cuttings-1st in June.

    Senji/ Sweet Clover


    Technical name                   Melilotus indica.

    Varities                               FOS-1, Sufaid-79.

    Seed Rate                           12 kg/acre

    Sowing Time                      October.

    Harvesting Time                 Feb-March.

    Sudan grass


    Technical name                   Sorghum bicolor.

    Seed Rate                           8-10 kg/acre

    Sowing Time                      March.

    Mott grass


    Technical name                   Pennisetum perpureum.

    Seed Rate                           10,000-12,000 cutting/ acre

    Sowing Time                      Spring:  Feb-March

         Autumn: -August

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