- It’s perennial/multi-cut legume fodder tree crop and Use for fodder crop (Pure crop) and Fodder Tree crop (boundary/waste land/fence)
- Its extremely fast growth rate, especially during the first three to four years.
- It can be planted very densely at the rate of 3000 plants per ha.The tree provides FORAGE, pulp and paper, FOOD, GREEN MANURE and LANDSCAPE DECORATION.
- It also has potential for REFORESTING ERODED LAND AND GRASSY WATELANDS . Agati – Sesbania grandiflora leaves could be used as HERBAGE FOR GROWING GOATS.
Agathi seeds have hard skin, so below steps needs to be performed for better germination.
Boil water to 100 degree celcious in a container Allow it to cool down to 80 degree celcious
Soak the seeds in the hot water for 2 to 3 minutes
Replace the hot water with cold water and leave it for 12 hours
Drain the water and leave the soaked seeds in a wet cloth in a dark place for another 12 hours.
End of 24 hours, you would see the germination.
Now directly sow it in the pot or location.