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ILRI-164 (C.I.A.T.-184 Stylosanthes gulanensis (Aubl.) SW)

Crop Name: Forage Legume

National Code: NGSG/FL-00-6

Variety Name: ILRI-164

Original Name: C.I.A.T.-184 Stylosanthes gulanensis (Aubl.) SW

Outstanding Characteristics: Persistence in pastures. Grows adequately on soil with low phosphate. Remains green for parts of dry season. Good soil improving properties; poor seed production, palatable forage of high nutritive value. No anti nutritional qualities reported.

Agroecological Zones:

Origin/Source: C.I.A.T.-Cali, Colombia

Developing Institute: ILRI, Ibadan and NAPRI, Zaria

Breeder(s)/Collaborators: J.A. Taraaali, 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