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Grass Fodders :: Guinea Grass

Crop Production

1.
Preparatory Cultivation
:
Plough 2 to 3 times to obtain a good tilth and form ridges and furrows 50 cm apart
2.

Rooted slips requirement

:

Rooted Slips - 40,000 Nos. /ha

3.
Spacing
:

50 x 50cm

4.

Manures and fertilizers

:

Basal
FYM 25 t/ha
NPK 50: 50: 40 kg/ha

Top dressing
50 kg N 30 days after planting
50 kg N /ha after each cut

5.

Weed Management

:

Hand weeding whenever necessary

6.

Water Management

:

Immediately after planting; life irrigation on 3rd day and thereafter once in 10 days.

7.

Harvest

:

First harvest at 75 - 80 days after planting and subsequent harvests once in 45 days

8.

Green fodder yield

:

320 t/ha/year (in 7 harvests).



       

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Updated on Apr 2023