Forage herbaceous legumes evaluation for Conservation Agriculture Production Systems (CAPS)
Mercado, Agustin R., Jr.
Edralin, Don Immanuel
Arcinal, Gil A.
Reyes, Manuel R.
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Forage Legumes are characterized by having seeds in pods with compound leaves and their roots have symbiotic relationship with bacteria which allow nitrogen fixation in the atmosphere. legumes are rich in protein which contain desirable amino acid in their foliage and seeds. Forage legumes were integrated as component in conservation agriculture throughout the wold which provide feed for livestock, as green manure and used as soil conservation measure providing soil cover. Thus, selecting and appropriate forage legume is essential to maximize the benefit of Conservation Production System (CAPS).
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