Zea mays (Maize)
Euchlaena mexicana (Teosinte) (Makchari)
A native of Central America. A tall leafy succulent annual plant growing from 1
to 3 m. height with numerous basal branching tillers. Can be grown in areas with
excess rainfall, moderate water logged conditions and continuous cloudy weather.
Good for green feeding and silage.
Sorghum bicolor (Jowar)
It is grown in tropical, sub-tropical and semi-temperate regions. Native of Western
Africa. It is a good crop for mixed cropping with forage legumes.
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