- Palampur Composite-I :
It is a fast-growing temperate legume suitable for growing in temperate pastures. It
has broad leaves, long petioles, vigorous growth habit, good regeneration capacity and high protein content
in its herbage (about 23% protein on dry-matter basis). It can be grown alone or in mixture with other grasses.
It has beneficial association with grasses growing with it in their growth and nutritive quality. It gives 3-4
cuttings in a year, if harvested for green fodder or hay. But generally, it is used for grazing purpose. If
introduced in orchards, it preserves the moisture content of soils and acts as cushion for dropping fruits, in
addition to providing a nutritive forage for animals. It has very high nitrogen fixing capacity as well (200-400
kg/ha). It gives, on an average, yield of 700-800 q/ha of green fodder.
- Other variety is Ladino