15413Re: [fukuoka_farming] Re: Arachis Pintoi
- Aug 5, 2013Dear Nanadan,
White clover is not suitable in warm condition. Sun hemp is O.K. is
available in Ratlam at the rate of
Rs 40 per kg.
On 8/6/13, Nandan <p_k_nandanan@...> wrote:
> Please see a message from 'Melroy C.F. Fernandes', he/she was not able to
> become a member of this group and message is 'Your membership is awaiting
> approval by the group owner'
> Co-ordinator, please take care of this.
> I'd applied for web-only membership some weeks back but have not received a
> reply yet!
> What is Arachis Pintoi known as locally and where do you obtain the seeds
> from? A friend of mine is looking for cover crops which can be used for year
> round fodder for cattle.
> Most Govt. dept's know nothing about scientific names!
> I'd also like to inform members of this group that I was looking for White
> Clover seeds in Mangalore, India, but in vain. Finally, I managed to procure
> 50 kgs(2 sacks)(as NSC sells only in bulk and this was the smallest qty I
> was allowed to buy) of Sunn Hemp seeds from the National Seed Corp. India
> @Rs.70/kg. Anyone in the vicinity interested in the seeds may email me at
> melroy70@.... . I have a receipt from NSC and can sell the seeds at
> Rs.80/kg which will cover my transportation costs.
> Melroy C.F. Fernandes
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Nandan" <p_k_nandanan@...> wrote:
>> Came across a new leguminous ground cover Arachis Pintoi which is also
>> known as perenial peanut, see the link.
>> It grows very low, and it looks like it can be grown like a mat. I have
>> seen people growing it as an ornamental plant. Will this be suitable for
>> growing grains? Any ideas?
*Raju Titus.Natural farm.Hoshangabad. M.P. 461001.*
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