01. Agronomic practices

Mucuna bracteata  could be established in plantations either by seed or by rooted cuttings. Use of seeds as a planting material is most convenient and popular in Hevea and Oil palm plantations. Mucuna bracteata seeds have thick seed coat and impermeable to water. Unless the seeds are sujected to pre treatment  they will not germinate. There are three seed treatment technique in Mucuna bracteata. The are 

1. Acid treatment

2. Abrasion treatment  

3. Hot water treatment (least efficient).