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This question was asked by: Mr. Joseck Mwangi

Question asked:

I am a resident of Nakuru, I came across some fodder shrubs namely 1.Calliandra 2.Trichandra and 3.Mulberry. I would like to know their local names,their ecological requirements,mode of propergation and where i can get the seeds.

Answer:

The first two forages are imported into the country and therefore do not have local name. Mulberry is Mfurusadi (Kiswahili) or mutare (Kikuyu)

See scanned document pages for ecology and propagation below:

Calliandra

Mulberry

Leucaena