Calopogonium Mucunoides

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Grasses and Legumes.
Perspectives for Tropical Zones.

Calopogonium Mucunoides
- History
- Agronomic performance
- Future perspectives

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Calopogonium Mucunoides

  1. 1. Annual to short-lived perennial From tropical America and West Indies Calopogonium
  2. 2. Calopogonium mucunoides Although not widely used, it is the most popular forage legume amongst brazilian farmers
  3. 3. Calopogonium mucunoides It is a myth that at all times cattle dislike grazing Young seedlings are palatable and adult plants grazed in the dry season
  4. 4. The low intake is not due to any toxic effect of the plant Density epidermal hairs may deter animals from eating
  5. 5. Calopogonium mucunoides Agronomic evaluation Potential use Future perspectives
  6. 6. Agronomic evaluation Potential use Future perspectives Calopogonium mucunoides

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