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ILRI-12463 (ILRI-12463 Aeschynomeme histrix Poin)

Crop Name: Forage Legume

National Code: NGAH/FL-00-2

Variety Name: ILRI-12463

Original Name: ILRI-12463 Aeschynomeme histrix Poin

Outstanding Characteristics: Excellent herbage production with high level of phosphous and persistence in pastures. Good nutritive value. Good soil improving properties; can induce suicidal germination of Striga-hermonthica. Good seed production. Good competitive ability. No anti-nutritional qualities reported.

Agroecological Zones:

Origin/Source: ILRI, Genebank, Ethiopia

Developing Institute: ILRI, Ibadan, and NAPRI Zaria

Breeder(s)/Collaborators: S.A. Tarawali, M. Peter, O.S. Onifade

Potential Yield (t/ha):

Year of Release: 2000

Year of Registration: 2000