Hedysarum coronarium. FRENCH HONEYSUCKLE. Big bright red clover-like flowers above handsome leaves. Needs sun and good drainage. Short-lived, but . Development of sulla (Hedysarum coronarium) for better adaptation to grazing. G.B. DOUGLAS, R.G. KEOGH and A.G. FOOTE. AgResearch Grasslands, Private . Hedysarum coronarium. Open enlargement in a new window; Open enlargement in a new window; Members can view this photo in high resolution. Members.

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Effects of different degrees of milling of dehydrated sulla flour on growing rabbits. Sulla coronaria French honeysuckle, cock’s head, Italian sainfoin, sulla, or soola [3] is a perennial herb native to MaltaAlgeriaMoroccoTunisiasouthern Italy and Spaincultivated for animal fodder and hayand for honey production. It is not recommended to cut sulla in the first year as a first year cut will weaken the stand and DM yield is often much higher in the second year.

Morphological description Sulla is mostly upright, cm high with thick, succulent stems that become slightly woody after flowering. Effects of feeding green forage of sulla Hedysarum coronarium L. Sulla is a high quality forage for ruminants. Hevysarum tannins content in sulla Hedysarum coronarium Coronafium as affected by environment, genotype and growth stage. Condensed tannins have detrimental effects in monogastrics and their effects in ruminants are debated.


Pastoral plants in the North African arid areas.

Growth and gastrointestinal nematode parasitism in lambs grazing coronariuj lucerne Medicago sativa or sulla Hedysarum coronarium which contains condensed tannins. A diet of sulla minimized scouring and the formation of dags locks of wool matted with dung that tend to attract flies de Koning et al.

Hedysarum coronarium

It should be noted that the sulla species is not always reported precisely in research papers. Relatively easy to grow from seed. Sulla is very palatable to livestock, who will selectively graze it when sown in a mixed sward. Effects on milk fatty acid profile. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.

Cows grazing sulla had a higher DM intake Sulla has the capacity to increase milk production in dairy cows de Koning et al. Notably, sulla was introduced in the s for erosion control in New Zealand Krishna hexysarum al. The species plays a key role in cereal-based systems of semi-arid regions, particularly in organic and low-input agriculture, and is commonly used to enhance the productivity and sustainability of farming systems e. Utilization of home made diets, effects on growth performance and slaughter yield of Algerian local rabbits.


Univerity Tizi-Ouzou Algeria, corronarium. Sulla in the nutrition of meat rabbits.

Hedysarum coronarium | New Zealand Plant Conservation Network

Palatability Sulla is very palatable to livestock, who will selectively graze it when sown in a mixed sward. An evaluation of sulla Hedysarum coronarium with pasture, white clover and lucerne for lambs.

Tannins The leaves, stems and flowers of sulla are rich in condensed tannins and levels of 0. Including large amounts of sulla in silage e.

Hedysarum coronarium

The pods are non-shattering, but will split into segments de Koning et al. Fruit Gardening Vegetable Gardening.

Sulla can be a pioneer species in poor, compact and degraded soils and, as an N-fixing legume, improve soil fertility for the next crop Ben Jeddi, Sulla prefers slightly acid to alkaline soils 5.

Carcass and meat quality of lambs fed fresh sulla Hedysarum coronarium L.

It has been introduced into other countries, notably New Zealand and Australia. Responses to condensed tannins of flowering sulla Hedysarum coronarium L.

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