Table 17: Productivity of some exotic species of legume: end of growing season in dry matter tons per hectare.

Species

 

FAO cultivars

DM (t/ha)

Means

Standard deviation

 

Years

   
 

1981

1982

1983

   

Centrosema sp.

46000

01.56

02.91

03.20

02.56

0.87

Centrosema sp.

46001

0.86

03.07

03.50

02.48

01.41

Stylosanthes

guianensis

46004

04.62

04.28

06.26

05.05

01.06

Stylosanthes

guianensis

46481

0.63

03.67

06.46

03.59

02.92

Stylosanthes

guianensis

46482

03.05

05.34

5.71

04.70

01.44

Stylosanthes

guianensis

46484

02.61

02.77

06.48

03.95

02.19

Stylosanthes

guianensis

46489

03.85

01.75

05.62

03.74

01.94

Stylosanthes

guianensis

46491

01.97

03.50

03.68

03.05

0.94

Stylosanthes

guianensis

46493

-

04.79

07.09

-

-

Stylosanthes

guianensis

46497

02.12

03.54

02.94

02.94

0.74

Stylosanthes

guianensis

46498

02.28

02.77

03.93

02.99

0.85

Stylosanthes

guianensis

46499

03.00

02.21

-

-

-

Stylosanthes

guianensis

46500

-

05.80

04.91

   

Stylosanthes

guianensis

46502

01.36

02.33

02.35

02.01

0.57

Stylosanthes

hamata

46007

02.03

01.62

01.24

01.63

0.39

Stylosanthes

capitata

46009 a

01.08

0.90

01.18

01.06

0.14

Stylosanthes

capitata

46009 b

01.30

01.10

03.21

01.87

01.16

Stylosanthes

fruticosa

46477

03.10

3.62

03.38

03.37

0.26