Berseem is important winter fodder crop
in Pakistan which is preoccupied with various minor and major pests viz.
0% FeSO4 thrice at 30, 37 and 44 days after sowing should be used along with recommended dose of fertilizers for sustainable production of this important fodder crop
raised in Fe deficient alkaline soils.
The conversion factors used for estimating fodder crop
yields were obtained by using the weighted average method, taking into consideration, yield and area under different fodder crops
(Hand Book of Agriculture, 2005), with an average yield of 40.
Since, fodder crop
had limited market and higher amount of production would lead to significantly decline in fodder prices.
productivity at the individual farm level could be improved by extension services and R&D activities which are more focused on these crops.
This issue may be resolved by conserving surplus fodder in the form of silage or hay when fodder crops
are at maximum production.
Although 16-19 (Percent) of the total cropped area in Pakistan comes under different fodder crops
The agricultural economy of developing countries is greatly aided by utilizing fodder crops
as least cost source of nutrients for livestock.
Berseem (Trifolium alexandrium): Berseem is a leguminous fodder crop
Wood Farm was the venue for an open day staged by Keenan Rumans and their consultant nutritionist David Jacklin and NK Seeds' Nigel Padbury who urged north of England livestock producers to consider growing maize as a cost-effective fodder crop
To keep plants safe from wrath of high temperatures, farmers should develop a fence of 'Jantar', a fodder crop
on the south western side.
It is a prolific biomass producer and farmers can use this as fodder crop
if they are not intended to get grain from it.