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ILRI-75 (ILRI-75 Stylosanthes hamata (L.) Tanb.)

Crop Name: Forage Legume

National Code: NGSH/FL-00-9

Variety Name: ILRI-75

Original Name: ILRI-75 Stylosanthes hamata (L.) Tanb.

Outstanding Characteristics: Persistent pasture species give good ruminant performances when used as a supplement; good soil improving properties, good seed production. Fallen leaves palatable in the dry season. No anti- nutritional qualities reported.

Agroecological Zones:

Origin/Source: Australia

Developing Institute: ILRI, Ibadan, Nigeria

Breeder(s)/Collaborators: E.C. Agishin, S.A. Tarawali, M.A. Mohammed Saleem, A.M. Adam, Y. Shehu, P.N. Deleaus, O.S Onifade, R.M. Otshina and G.Tarawali

Potential Yield (t/ha):

Year of Release: 0

Year of Registration: 2000