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Mucuna Bracteta (MB)


Mucuna bracteata (MB) is a leguminous plant and it is a deep-rooted fast growing legume with moderate drought resistance and shade tolerance. Mucuna bracteata is a nitrogen regulating plant for agro ecosystems operating around certain types of agricultural plant systems including: rubber trees, oil palm, citrus and coconut. Mucuna Bracteata is a cover crop which helps to cover and shield the soil from weeds or plants, as well as providing rapid growth for existing agricultural crops, prevent soil erosion, and provide nitrogen fixation.

Characteristics of Mucuna Bracteta

  • Very vigorous growth
  • Non-palatability to cattle
  • High-drought tolerance
  • Shade tolerance
  • Suppress the Weed growth
  • High biomass production
  • Tolerance to pest and diseases
  • Good control against soil erosion