Alfalfa is an Arabic name. The Arabs fed alfalfa to their horses, claiming it made the animals swift and strong, and named the legume “Al-fal-fa” that means “father of all foods.” Alfalfa seed’s Latin name is Lucerne, Luzerne, Botanical name is Medicago Sativa. Alfalfa is enriched with good protein levels that is why it is one the top quality fodder for cattle, horse and sheep. Because Alfalfa is very good in taste and have full with various vitamins so its sprouts are also consumed for human consumption.
Kohenoor Alfalfa is a perennial variety. It is weed free high-quality forage that has tall height and more leafier than other available alfalfa varieties in Pakistan. Kohenoor Alfalfa is a high yield variety that produce more than 72 tons of fresh fodder per year.
Ex-MPA Pattoki Malik Aftab Sahab's experiece of Kohenoor Alfalfa: