Crop: Fodder Maize

Crop Detail

Maize crop has a variety of uses. Basically it is grown for grains and fodder for livestock. Maize is a rich source of starch, protein and edible oil. Biofuel ethanol is also extracted from maize corn. It also has other applications in food and pharmaceutical industry. Maize has highest crude protein 9.9 per cent at early and at full bloom stages which decreases to seven per cent at milk stage and to six per cent at maturity

Major/Minor Minor
Temporary/Permanent Temporary
Category Agriculture Extension
Type Cereal Crops
Crop Climate Title Sub Tropical
Crop Water Method Title Irrigated
Crop Duration Seasonal
Crop Economic Title Food Crop
Crop Growing Season Kharif / Rainy / Monsoon Crops




Sucking Pests

Army worm Grasshopper borer

Fodder Maize Seed Varieties

Name Seed Rate
Seed Purpose (ان لاء) 12-15 kg/acre
Fodder Purpose (گاھ لاء) 40-50 kg/ acre