Indian Society of Genetics & Plant Breeding

GENETIC STUDIES IN HORSE-GRAM

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HORSE gram, better known as kulthi (Dolichos biflorus L.), is an important pulse and
fodder crop of south India.
It is a very hardy annual, requires little or no manuring
and
thr~ves w~ll in poor so~l. If enriches th~ soil considerably by fixing nitrogen
and by mcreasmg the orgamc matter of the sOlI through the shed leaves. For these
properties it deserves better attention than it is getting at present, specially in the
poorer soils of India.
  

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Year: 1959
Volume: 59
Issue: 2
Article DOI: NA
Print ISSN: 0019-5200
Online ISSN: 0975-6906

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