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New Crops Info 2014
Supported by the Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation

Crop Uses and Products

Fodder

[search terms: fodder, animal feed, animal food]

 

Ficus roxburghii

 

5.74

Elaeagnus latifolia

 

3.61

Themeda anathera

 

3.57

Cotoneaster affinis

Purpleberry Cotoneaster

3.13

Rosa macrophylla

 

2.79

Chrysopogon fulvus

Red False Beardgrass

2.58

Cerastium dichotomum

Forked Chickweed

2.55

Sisymbrium runcinatum

 

1.76

Apluda mutica

Mauritian Grass

1.59

Cymbopogon distans

 

1.53

Pyracantha crenulata

Nepalese Firethorn

1.51

Pyrus pashia

Wild Himalayan Pear, Batangi, Tangi, Mahal Mol, Passi

1.43

Ficus palmata

Punjab Fig, Bedu

1.39

Desmodium gyrans

Telegraph Plant, Semaphore Plant

1.35

Grewia oppositifolia

Crossberry

1.32

Symplocos paniculata

Sapphire-Berry

1.23

Cassia sturtii

Sturt's Cassia, Silver Cassia, Feathery Cassia

1.09

Coronilla juncea

 

1.07

Alnus nepalensis

Nepal Alder, Utis, Nepalese Alder

1.01

Trifolium alexandrinum

Egyptian Clover

0.97

Pennisetum purpureum

Elephant Grass, Napier Grass, Ugandan Grass

0.96

Bauhinia vahlii

Malu, Mahul, Jallaur, Jallur

0.90

Acacia gaumeri

 

0.89

Ficus lacor

 

0.80

Atriplex nummularia

Old Man Saltbush, Bluegreen Saltbush, Giant Saltbush

0.79

Melilotus sulcatus

Mediterranean Sweetclover

0.77

Calliandra calothyrsus

 

0.71

Lolium remotum

 

0.71

Piscidia piscipula

Florida Fishpoison Tree, Jamaican Dogwood, Fishfuddle

0.69

Conringia orientalis

Hare's Ear Mustard

0.67

Lysiloma latisiliquum

False Tamarind

0.67

Vicia monantha

Barn Vetch

0.66

Digitaria adscendens

African Couchgrass

0.57

Caucalis platycarpos

Carrot Bur Parsley

0.57

Salix matsudana

Corkscrew Willow

0.57

Hypecoum imberbe

 

0.56

Lotus pedunculatus

Big Trefoil, Greater Bird's-Foot Trefoil, Marsh Bird's-Foot Trefoil

0.55

Leycesteria formosa

Himalayan Honeysuckle, Flowering Nutmeg, Himalaya Nutmeg, Pheasant Berry

0.55

Hedysarum coronarium

 

0.54

Adenocarpus decorticans

Silver Broom

0.53

Acacia pennatula

Fern-Leaf Acacia, Feather Acacia

0.52

Trifolium semipilosum

Kenya Clover

0.50

Erodium ciconium

Common Stork's Bill

0.47

Acacia cyanophylla

Coojong, Golden Wreath Wattle, Orange Wattle, Blue-Leafed Wattle, Western Australian Golden Wattle, Port Jackson Willow

0.44

Gliricidia sepium

Quickstick, Gliricidia, Mata Ratón, Cacao De Nance, Cachanance, Madreado, Kakawate, Madre Cacao, Madre De Cacao, Madero Negro

0.42

Celtis australis

European Hackberry, European Nettle Tree, Mediterranean Hackberry, Lote Tree, Honeyberry

0.41

Eleusine caracana

 

0.41

Roemeria hybrida

 

0.38

Aesculus indica

Indian, Himalayan Horse Chestnut

0.38

Picnomon acarna

 

0.38

Vicia anatolica

 

0.36

Camelina microcarpa

Littlepod False Flax, Small Seed False Flax

0.36

Pterocarpus erinaceus

Barwood, Muninga, Barwood, Včne, Mukwa

0.35

Neslia paniculata

Ballmustard

0.35

Adonis annua

Blooddrops, Pheasant's-Eye, Adonis' Flower, Autumn Adonis, Autumn Pheasant's-Eye, Blooddrops, Red Chamomile, Red Morocco, Rose-A-Ruby, Soldiers-In-Green

0.34

Ficus auriculata

Roxburgh Fig

0.32

Vicia peregrina

Wandering Vetch

0.31

Reseda phyteuma

Rampion Mignonette, Corn Mignonette

0.30

Agathis alba

 

0.30

Moricandia arvensis

Purple Mistress

0.29

Atriplex argentea

Silverscale Saltbush, Silver Orache

0.29

Cerastium arvense

Field Chickweed

0.29

Crotalaria striata

 

0.28

Acacia nilotica

Gum Arabic Tree, Babul, Kikar, Egyptian Thorn, Sant Tree, Al-Sant, Prickly Acacia; Thorn Mimosa, Lekkerruikpeul, Scented Thorn, Karuvela Maram

0.28

Onobrychis viciifolia

Sainfoin, Common Sainfoin

0.28

Sesbania sesban

Egyptian Riverhemp

0.28

Quercus glauca

Ring-Cup Oak, Ring-Cupped Oak, Japanese Blue Oak, Glaucous-Leaf Oak

0.28

Aegilops geniculata

Ovate Goatgrass

0.27

Garuga pinnata

 

0.27

Prosopis cineraria

Jand, Ghaf, Khejri, Loong Tree, Janty, Kandi, Banni, Gandasein, Vanni, Jammi, Chaunkra, Jant, Janti, Khar, Khejri, Khejra, Sami, Shami, Sumri, Vanni-Andara, Katu Andara, Kalapu Andara, Lunu Andara

0.26

Dorycnium rectum

 

0.26

Biserrula pelecinus

 

0.25

Lathyrus cicera

Red Pea, Flatpod Peavine

0.25

Chloris gayana

Rhodes Grass

0.25

Bridelia retusa

 

0.25

Cenchrus ciliaris

Buffelgrass, African Foxtail Grass

0.24

Bromus madritensis

Compact Brome

0.24

Artocarpus lakoocha

Monkey Jack

0.24

Leucaena leucocephala

White Leadtree, Jumbay, White Popinac

0.24

Anacyclus clavatus

Whitebuttons, Camomilla Tomentosa, Pusteni Targok, Vit Bertram, White Anacyclus, White Buttons

0.23

Viscum articulatum

 

0.22

Papaver hybridum

Round Pricklyhead Poppy, Rough Poppy

0.22

Vaccaria hispanica

Cow Soapwort

0.22

Buddleja asiatica

Dogtail

0.21

Khaya senegalensis

Senegal Mahogany, African Mahogany, Dry Zone Mahogany, Gambia Mahogany, Khaya Wood, Cailcedrat, Acajou, Djalla, Bois Rouge

0.20

Atriplex halimus

Saltbush, Mediterranean Saltbush, Sea Orache, Shrubby Orache

0.20

Heteropogon contortus

Heterophyllium Moss

0.20

Carex muricata

Rough Sedge, Prickly Sedge

0.19

Rhus semialata

Chinese sumac, nutgall tree

0.19

Dendrocalamus hamiltonii

 

0.18

Hyparrhenia quarrei

 

0.18

Indigofera pilosa

Softhairy Indigo

0.18

Oryzopsis holciformis

Ricegrass

0.18

Leucaena diversifolia

Diverseleaf Leadtree

0.18

Acacia saligna

Coojong, Golden Wreath Wattle, Orange Wattle, Blue-Leafed Wattle, Western Australian Golden Wattle, Port Jackson Willow

0.18

Ardisia humilis

Low Shoebutton

0.18

Bauhinia variegata

Mountain Ebony, Orchid Tree, Camel's Foot Tree, Mountain-Ebony

0.17

Faidherbia albida

Applering Acacia, Ana Tree, Balanzan Tree, Winter Thorn

0.16

Dichrostachys nutans

 

0.16

Albizia procera

Tall Albizia, Koroi, Doon Siris

0.16

Albizia julibrissin

Silktree, Persian Silk Tree, Pink Silk Tree

0.16

Berberis aristata

Indian Barberry, Tree Turmeric

0.15

Prosopis caldenia

Caldén

0.15

Thalictrum squarrosum

 

0.15

Cactus opuntia

 

0.15

Medicago minima

Little Bur-Clover, Bur Medick, Burclover, Little Bur Medick, Little Medick, Small Medick, Woolly Bur Medick

0.14

Erisma japura

 

0.14

Lespedeza cuneata

Sericea Lespedeza, Chinese Bushclover, Sericea

0.14

Arachis pintoi

Pinto Peanut

0.14

Smilax aspera

Rough Bindweed

0.14

Salsola vermiculata

Shrubby Russian Thistle

0.13

Acacia angustissima

Chisos Prairie Acacia, Prairie Acacia, White Ball Acacia, Ocpatl, Palo De Pulque

0.13

Astrebla elymoides

Hoop Mitchell Grass

0.13

Arenaria capillaris

Fescue Sandwort, Slender Mountain Sandwort

0.13

Carex spicata

Prickly Sedge

0.13

Pennisetum americanum

Pearl Millet, Ba'ajra, Bajri, Sajje, Kambu, Bajra, Sajjalu, Kambam, Gero,Uwele, Mahangu, Sanio, Gero, Babala, Nyoloti, Dukkin, Souna, Petit Mil, Heyni, Masago, Mexoeira, Biltug, Biltug, Mhunga, Lebelebele, Zembwe, Bulrush Millet, Milheto, Cattail Millet, Candle Millet, Dark Millet

0.13

Andropogon gayanus

Bluestem, Gamba Grass, Rhodesian Bluegrass, Tambuki Grass

0.13

Sesbania grandiflora

Vegetable Hummingbird

0.12

Acacia tortilis

Umbrella Thorn, Umbrella Thorn Acacia, Israeli Babool

0.12

Pennisetum glaucum

Pearl Millet, Ba'ajra, Bajri, Sajje, Kambu, Bajra, Sajjalu, Kambam, Gero,Uwele, Mahangu, Sanio, Gero, Babala, Nyoloti, Dukkin, Souna, Petit Mil, Heyni, Masago, Mexoeira, Biltug, Biltug, Mhunga, Lebelebele, Zembwe, Bulrush Millet, Milheto, Cattail Millet, Candle Millet, Dark Millet

0.12

Astragalus corrugatus

 

0.12

Paspalum malacophyllum

Ribbed Paspalum

0.12

Paspalum unispicatum

Onespike Paspalum

0.12

Chamaecytisus palmensis

Tagasaste, Tree Lucerne

0.12

Eragrostis tenella

 

0.11

Paronychia argentea

Algerian Tea

0.10

Prosopis juliflora

Mesquite, Bayahonda Blanca, Vanni-Andara, Katu Andara

0.10

Afzelia africana

African Mahogany, Afzelia, Lenke, Lengue, Doussi

0.10

Fragaria collina

 

0.10

Poa sterilis

 

0.10

Chenopodium aristatum

Wormseed

0.10

 

 


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