Lucerne is the queen of all fodders. It is rich in protein, calcium and phosphorus Due to perennial in nature it can stand in the field up to many years (4-5 years). It also enhances soil fertility.

Fodder Research Institute, Sargodha


Sr. No.

Variety Name

Year of Release

Sowing Time

Potential Yield

Recommended Areas

        Salient Features


Sargodha Lucerne


For Fodder
Mid October–Mid November
For Seed
Mid October–Mid November



Sargodha, Faisalabad, Bahawalpur, Bahawalnagar, Multan, Layyah, Bhakkar, Rajanpur, Sadiqabad, R.Y.Khan

  • Multicut, profuse tillering capacity, high fodder yielding, long duration, wider adaptability, and rich in protein
  • It stays in the field for 5-7 years with one time sowing and gives fodder yield during whole the year
  • It gives 130 t/ha green fodder yield