Nitrogen Fixation

  • The main purpose is soil improvement through nitrogen fixation.
  • Root development will greatly contribute to soil aeration.
  • Legumes will primarily be used for their ability to fix nitrogen.
  • Grasses and root crops stores excess nitrogen.
  • Make sure you use applicable inoculants.
  • Products for this purpose:
    • Faba beans, Forage peas, Vetch, Arrowleaf Clover, Medics, Fodder Radish, Forage Barley (winter rainfall area)
    • Cow Peas, Dolichos Lablab, Burgandy Beans, Sunn Hemp, Fodder Radish, Forage Sorghum (summer rainfall area)
  • Example of a mix
    • 10kg Bargrazer Forage Sorghum + 10kg Ebony Cow Peas + 4kg Dolichos Lablab + 2kg Tajuna Fodder Radish