Best for Goat & sheep
Desmanthus- Hedge lucerne / Velimasal
Desmanthus is a perennial crop.
It is grow throughout the year under irrigation and during June – October as a rainfed crop.
Sow the seeds at 20 kg/ha in solid stand on the side of the ridges over the lines where fertilizers are applied at a depth of 2 cm and cover with soil.
Irrigate immediately after sowing, life irrigation on the third day and thereafter once in a week.
First cut on 90th day after sowing at 50 cm height and subsequent cuts at intervals of 40 days at the same height.
Green fodder yield is 80-100 t/ha/year.