Fodder SeedsOffering you a complete choice of products which include green world bermuda grass / doob grass / carpet grass / cynodon dactylon seed, napier / elephant grass/ pennisetum purpureum grass seeds, alfalfa grass /medicago sativa seeds/ lucerne high protein seeds for sprouting and agriculture and stylo hamata / stylosanthes hamata fodder grass seeds.
Green World Bermuda Grass / Doob Grass / Carpet Grass / Cynodon Dactylon Seed
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|Bermuda grass, also known as Couch Grass or Wiregrass is scientifically called the Cynodon dactylon. It is actually a type of weed that originated from African Savannah and India. The name is Bermuda Grass because it was first introduced in the USA from Bermuda. Bermuda grass is a perennial lawn or turf grass, or grown as forage (pastures). It needs sun and grows well in tropical, sub-tropical and the transition zones . The color of this grass is usually dark green and spreads by rhizomes and stolons. This grass has the ability to grow in extreme climate conditions because of its extensive root system. It has a good tolerance capacity against insects and diseases. Bermuda grass can grow in coastal areas as well.
This grass is largely used on home lawns, golf courses, sports fields, parks, coastal areas and pastures. In dry weather Bermuda grass generally turns brown in color but recovers quickly after a heavy rainfall. The leaves become green with purple tips. It spreads in a very short time during rainfall and also has good tolerance in drought and cold conditions. It is the best grass for a hot, sunny or even adverse climate. It can grow from sandy to clay soil with low cost maintenance.
Bermuda grass does not grow well under low light (shaded) conditions. The sun loving Bermuda grass can grow easily in poor soil as well and have the quality to recover quickly from damages such as cutting, fires etc.
Napier / Elephant Grass/ Pennisetum Purpureum Grass Seeds
Approx. Price: Rs 1,500 / KgGet Latest Price
|1.Planting Napier grass for fodder : Napier grass is an improved fodder grass that produces a lot of high-protein forage. It is also known as "elephant grass", "Sudan grass" or "king grass". Its scientific name is Pennisetum purpureum. 2.Suitable area : Napier grass is best suited to high rainfall areas, but it is drought-tolerant and can also grow well in drier areas. It does not grow well in waterlogged areas. It can be grown along with fodder trees along field boundaries or along contour lines or terrace risers to help control erosion. It can be intercropped with crops such as legumes and fodder trees, or as a pure stand. 3.Advantages vNapier grass is propagated easily. vIt has deep roots, so is fairly drought-resistant. vThe tender, young leaves and stems are very palatable for livestock. vNapier grass grows very fast. 4.Planting procedure Napier grass can be planted using by Seeds methods 5.Preparation : Preparation of Mother bed and sowing to seeds and get ready for planting materials then do following method for planting Harvesting Crop may be harvested 50 days after planting seed. It may be used for pasture or may be cut and used for fodder later. This grass is susceptible to overgrazing.Yields and Economics Duke (1978) reports hay yields up to 43 MT/ha. Trials in India gave yields of 29–48 tons green herbage/ha in 2 or 3 cuttings. Cultivated fodder in India, Brazil, and Africa; mainly used locally where grown.|
Alfalfa Grass /Medicago Sativa Seeds/ Lucerne High Protein Seeds For Sprouting And Agriculture
Approx. Price: Rs 1,200 / KgGet Latest Price
|Lucerne, also termed as `Queen of forages' It is a deep rooted perennial forage legume adapted to a wide range of conditions ranging from tropical to alpine. It is very palatable and nutritious forage legume containing 15 - 20% crude protein on dry matter basis Lucerne adds nitrogen to soil and improves soil fertility.|
Stylo Hamata / Stylosanthes Hamata Fodder Grass Seeds
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|Botanical Name||STYLOSANTHES HAMATA|
|Stylosanthes is a genus of flowering plants in the legume family, Fabaceae and contains numerous highly important pasture and forage species. They are capable of nitrogen fixation and are capable of improving soil fertility in addition to providing high protein stock feed.|
The genus is also noted for its ability to extract phosphorus from soils where it is not available to other species. Seeds are hard and long lived leading to high soil seed banks and rapid recovery following fire or heavy grazing. Seed survives passage through the gut of grazing animals and is dispersed widely in this manner allowing for rapid dispersal. Many species are adapted to hot, dry climates and are drought resistant High quality feed Readily eaten by all stock Suited to grazing and cutting Drought tolerant Early season growth in some lines Plant Description Scientific Name : Stylosanthes hamata Shape wheat shaped Size 0.4-0.6mm Seed colour Wheatish Brown Usage Excellent nutrition value as a fodder for animals. Seed usage Germination (not for oil extraction) Age Age: -Fresh(less than a year, good for germination) Origin India Shape Wheat shaped