Moringa Cultivation for Green Fodder

Moringa can produce green fodder for livestock like any other perennial multi-cut fodder crop. It is fast growing deep rooted plant tolerant to drought conditions. Moringa crop fodder comprises of soft leaves & non-woody stem. It is highly nutritious, palatable and has pleasant aroma. It has potential to produce enormous biomass and promises to be the plant of the future in ensuring year round green fodder availability for animals.

It is known to be devoid of any known anti-nutritional factors and has insignificant tannin content. Compared with other conventional feedstuffs, it has a very high biological value and considerable potential for adoption as food for humans as well as a ruminant fodder resource.


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