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Mimosa scabrella

Names

English: Bracatinga

Fodder characteristics

Palatability: Reported (ref) to be suitable.

Nutritional value: Expected to be high in protein.

Safety: Reportedly okay.

Other characteristics/uses

Agroforestry: Competes with crops, but good for improved fallows.

Popular in Kabale district for planting on degraded land and steep slopes.

Comments

Not common in Masaka, and therefore not tried at JOY Youth Training Centre.

Useful references

World Agroforestry Centre - Agroforestree Database

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Naturezadivina.org

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