Characteristics:Forage_peas

  • Forage peas are palatable and are grown for hay and silage,
  • Although it can take low temperatures, heavy frost can reduce the formation of the pods,
  • It has a great potential as a rotational crop in a cropping system.

 

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Forage Peas
Pisum sativum
  • Slovan
  • Astronaute
120 350+ W Cape
S Cape
E Cape
E Free State
NW Province
Mphumalanga
KZN
May-Jun Widely adapted to
most soils.
Does not like poorly drained soils.