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Like sugarcane, it can also be ratooned (cut down and allowed to resprout from the roots) to provide crop after crop without replanting.
In the next year, pigeonpea is either ratooned and the cereals are planted, or it is allowed to dominate the field for pod production (Omanga and Matala 1987).
Direct combined, the large, hardy, drought-resistant plants are ratooned as a perennial crop as a source of forage and / or fuel in developing nations in tropic and sub-tropic climates.