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Yield Potential and Quality Characters

PARTICULARS

CO 1

Pudhiya Soundal

Parentage

Leucaena leucocephala

Leucaena diversifolia K 186 Introduced from Australia

Duration (Days)

Perennial tree

Perennial tree

Green fodder yield (t/ha/yr)

35

40

Quality Characters

Dry matter content (%)

24.94

25.02

Crude protein content (%)

26.12

26.00

Crude fat (%)

9.51

9.85

IVDMD (%)

46.01

46.25

Mimosine content (%)

3.07

3.00

Tannin content (%)

3.04

1.95

Carotene content (mg/100g)

11.39

11.54

Resistance to pests

-

Resistant to Psyllids

 

 

Content Validator: Dr. K. N. Ganesan, Prof & Head , Dept. of Forage Crops, TNAU, Coimbatore.

Updated on Apr 2023