Deenanath Grass - 0.5 Kg Seeds
Description for 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||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Desho grass, Deenanath grass, Deenanath, Pennisetum pedicellatum, indigenous grass, Poaceae||-||-||1-2 ft||Moderately easy|
Planting and 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.
|Full Sun||well-drained soil||Soil should be bit moist.||15 to 38 C.||Apply any organic fertilizer|
Caring for Deenanath Grass
- 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.
Typical uses of Deenanath Grass