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Our method of agriculture is defined as 'Silvopastoral Agriculture' which means that we apply trees and livestock on the same land. The leaves and pods of Pongamia are not toxic such as Jatropha, but do have a nasty taste which allows for cattle grazing under and around the trees. An additional advantage lays in the fact that Pongamia tree roots produce nitrogen, a natural fertilizer, causing grass to grow abundantly around and under the trees without...
Pongamia (karanj) seed cake (the material that is left after pressing the oil) is exellent high protein feed for livestock.
A study on Agroforestry and GHG emissions by Mr. Chandrashekar from Karnataka, India which was publishedin the Agricultural Engineering International section of the CIGR Journal in September 2012 came to the following findings.