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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Condensed tannins have detrimental effects in monogastrics and their effects in ruminants are debated.

Sign up for our e-newsletter. Garden Uses Borders, cottage gardens or cutting gardens. Silage Sulla makes good silage. Parasite control Sulla has been shown to increase resistance to parasites such as nematodes in sheep and deer, an effect attributed to the presence of condensed tannins.

Several experiments in New Zealand have shown sulla to cofonarium valuable for dairy cows.

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In New Zealand, better performance of hedysarumm grazing sulla compared with alfalfa was attributed to the protective effects of condensed tannins on nematode infection and protein protection in the rumen Niezen et al. Methane emissions In New Zealand, dairy cows grazing sulla produced less methane per unit DM intake Development of sulla Hedysarum coronarium for better adaptation to grazing. However, cutting at the right stage is not always possible, resulting in lignified stems and lower quality hay Leto et al.


Bioactive compounds in pasture species for phytotherapy and animal welfare hedyssrum. Sulla tannins may help to lower methane emissions in ruminants Woodward et al. Culture Easily grown in average, medium, well-drained soils in full sun.

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Hedysarum coronarium

Sulla has been observed in areas with more than mm rainfall Ben Jeddi, and has a high drought tolerance. Forage and grain legume silages as a valuable source of proteins for dairy cows.

Effect of condensed tannins extracted from four forages on the viability of the larvae of deer lungworms heddysarum gastrointestinal nematodes.

Zootecnica e Nutrizione Animale, 7: Intake and milk production of goats grazing sulla forage under different stocking rates.

The implications of condensed tannins on the nutritive value of temperate forages fed to ruminants. Second-year yields are often not always higher than first-year yields. Including large amounts of sulla in silage e.

De Vliegher and CarlierProc. In Tunisia, yield of irrigated sulla was 6. Sulla has a high water soluble carbohydrate content which enhances silage quality. Grassland Science in Europe, The condensed tannins of sulla may have cronarium effects on product quality. Relatively easy to grow from seed.


Quality peaks just before flowering, but the foliage becomes less palatable once flowering starts as stems become more fibrous de Koning et al. Univerity Corknarium Algeria, pp.

Hedysarum coronarium

In Coronaruim, ewes grazing a sulla-based pasture for 8 weeks had better growth rate, final weight and wool growth longer wool than ewes grazing a control pasture of grass and subclover de Koning et al. Genus name comes from the Greek word hedysaron meaning from and hedys meaning sweet.

Sulla originated in the western Mediterranean region and North Africa. This page was last edited on 16 Novemberat The pods are non-shattering, but hrdysarum split into segments de Koning et al. Sulla makes good silage. Dairy cattle Several experiments in New Zealand have shown sulla to be valuable for dairy cows.