Characteristics of fodder crops

CHARACTERISTICS OF FODDER CROPS

  • Quick regrowth and short duration.
  • Profuse foliage and heavy yield of fodders.
  • Should have high palatability and nutritive value.
  • Should be adaptable to various agro-climatic conditions and different soils.
  • Capacity to ratoon and give continous supply of green fodder.
  • Resistance to diseases and pests and safe to feed at all stages of its growth without any¬† deleterious effect on animal health and growth.
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