About Deenanath Grass
Widely available in this location, it is ideal for livestock feed and can be sustainably cultivated on small plots of land.
Thus desho is becoming increasingly utilized, along with various soil and water conservation techniques, as a local method of improving grazing land management and combating a growing productivity problem of the local region.
|Common Name ||Desho grass, Deenanath grass, Deenanath, Pennisetum pedicellatum, indigenous grass, Poaceae |
|Height ||1-2 ft|
|Difficulty Level ||Moderately easy|
Planting and care
- It can be grown throughout the year under irrigated condition
- Suitable for growing in the monsoon season under rainfed condition
- Plough 2-3 times to obtain good tilth and form beds and channels
- Irrigate once in ten days or depending on soil condition
- Germination is higher for the seeds from the first and second formed tillers
- Delayed harvesting resulted in shattering loss
- The middle and proximal portions of the spike produce high quality seeds
Deenanath Grass care
- Land should be free of volunteer plants
- The previous crop should not be the same variety or other varieties of the same crop
- Break the seed dormancy by mechanical scarification in a defluffer followed by soaking in a mixture of GA3 (200 ppm) and KNO3 (0
- 25)percent (1: 1) for 16 hours
Pellet the seed with DAP at 60 g/kg and arappu leaf (Albizzia amara) powder at 500g/kg-1 of seed to enable easy handling of seed during sowing and also for better establishment
|Sunlight ||Full Sun |
|Watering ||Soil should be bit moist.|
|Soil ||well-drained soil|
|Temperature ||15 to 38 C.|
|Fertilizer ||Apply any organic fertilizer |
Deenanath Grass uses
Frequently Asked Questions
How tall do deenanath grass grow?
On average deenanath grass grows 1-2 ft
How hard is deenanath grass to grow?
A deenanath grass is Moderately easy
How much sunlight does a deenanath grass need?
A deenanath grass prefers Full Sun
How much water does a deenanath grass need?
A deenanath grass prefers watering Soil should be bit moist.
What kind of soil does a deenanath grass need?
What temperature does a deenanath grass like?
How should I fertilize my deenanath grass ?
Apply any organic fertilizer
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