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Wynn Cassia (ILRI-10918 Chamaecrista rotundifolia Green Cv Wynn)

Crop Name: Forage Legume

National Code: NGCR/FL-00-5

Variety Name: Wynn Cassia

Original Name: ILRI-10918 Chamaecrista rotundifolia Green Cv Wynn

Outstanding Characteristics: Extremely persistent pasture specie, positive effect on ruminant performance and soil fertility for subsequent cereal crops. Ability to regenerate very fast at start of wet season. Good seed production; good competitive ability with weeds. Low palatibility restricted to light textured soil.

Agroecological Zones:

Origin/Source: Australia

Developing Institute: ILRI, Ibdan, and NAPRI, Zaria

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

Potential Yield (t/ha):

Year of Release: 2000

Year of Registration: 2000