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KSh 50

Super Napier (Pakchong 1)

Avenue Park, Moi Avenue Nairobi
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Super Napier (Pakchong 1) is a Hybrid Napier Grass obtained by crossing ordinary napier (pennisetum purpureum) and Pearl Millet ( Pennisetum glaucam) developed in Thailand,by Dr Krailas Kiyothong-animal nutritionist and plant breeder from Department of Livestock development.

Has the below key qualities
1.Pakchong 1 Super Napier is the only variety in kenya giving highest crude protein (16 -18%).Our lab tests in February 2021 showed 17.2 ,% of crude protein.

2 Pakchong1 Super Napier can give yield of 200 Tons per acre per year which makes it as " King of Napiers"

3 200 Tons per acre per year means a dairy farmer can easily rear 15 cows in one acre of land.

4 Farmers can save huge money because of high protein content (16 - 18 )

5 Highly suitable for silage with no need to add any additives while making silage due to its water soluble carbohydrates (WSC)18

6.The leaves are smooth and hairless and is propagated via cuttings

7.It could be ratooned-.Once established in the field,it grows after each cutting.

8.The first cut is taken from 75 to 90 days after planting and subsequent cuts are taken after intervals of 45 to 60 days.

  1. Pakchong 1 produces 7 to 8 cuttings per year and 50 to 60 tons per cutting depending on soil conditions.

Currently selling at Kes 50 per two nodes cutting.

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