How do you plant Kuthirai Masal?

Generally maintain spacing is 40×25 cm (like gap of row to row is 40 cm and plant to plant is 25 cm or 1 feet). Irrigation follows immediately after sowing and life/second irrigation on 3rd day from date of sowing, then irrigate once in 10 days (depending on soil conditions). Seed rate is 6.5-7 kg/acre.

What is Lucerne fodder?

Lucerne is also termed `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 nitro.

Is Lucerne a type of grass?

Lucerne or alfalfa (Medicago sativa) is a deep-rooted, temperate, perennial pasture legume which is well adapted to mixed farming systems in southern Western Australia.

How do you grow lucerne hedges?

Hedge Lucerne (Velimasal) is sowing in throughout the year under irrigated conditions in all districts. During monsoon under rainfeed condition Soil: Comes up in all types of soils. Preparatory cultivation: Plough 2 to 3 times to obtain a good tilth and form ridges and furrows 50 cm apart.

How fast does Lucerne grow?

During Establishment: Seedlings emerge within 1 – 2 weeks of sowing. Weeks grow quickly and should be sprayed with 2.4-DB as soon as the Lucerne seedlings reach the stage of having three trifoliate leaves, this will normally be about 4 – 6 weeks after the sowing date depending on the weather.

How do you grow Berseem?

Berseem is only propagated by seeds and is usually sown in early autumn. It can be sown on a conventional seedbed or be direct drilled. Berseem can be sown alone or in combination with other species. It is mixed with grass (ryegrass) or with a winter cereal crop such as oats to make high quality silage.

What is super napier grass?

Super Nepier is a Hybrid Napier Grass obtained by crossing Elephant Grass and Pearl Millet. Napier grass is an improved fodder grass that produces a lot of high-protein forage. It can be intercropped with crops such as legumes and fodder trees, or as a pure stand. *Advantages:1. Super napier seeds grows very fast.

Is lucerne the same as alfalfa?

The name alfalfa is used in North America. The name lucerne is the more commonly used name in the United Kingdom, South Africa, Australia, and New Zealand. The plant superficially resembles clover (a cousin in the same family), especially while young, when trifoliate leaves comprising round leaflets predominate.

Is lucerne easy to grow?

Lucerne requires free draining soil types and does not like waterlogged conditions. For higher rainfall southern regions, successful spring sowing of lucerne is achievable. This is due to control of winter weeds and rising soil and air temperature aiding establishment.

Is lucerne a good mulch?

Lucerne Mulch is one of the premier mulches when it comes to sustainable nutrient content in your garden. Like Sugar Cane Mulch, Lucerne Mulch breaks down easily when mixed into the soil. This enhances drainage capabilities whilst increasing the uptake of Nitrogen, as well as Potassium in the soil.

How do I grow lucerne?

sow lucerne seed 5-10 mm deep into a moist seedbed with narrow points to create a furrow. aim for accurate seed placement using narrow points and modified boots. use a seed-covering device such as press wheels which improve establishment. apply wetter to water-repellent sands to improve moisture absorption.

How tall does berseem clover get?

18 to 30 inches
Description. Berseem clover is a winter annual legume with oblong leaflets and hollow stems. It grows upright and produces yellowish-white flowers. The plants may grow as tall as 18 to 30 inches.