A yellowish-flowered annual clover (Trifolium alexandrinum) native to the Mediterranean region and Asia and grown for forage in warm areas. Also called Egyptian clover.

[Arabic birsīm, from Coptic bersīm : ber-, probably combining form of bra, seed (from Egyptian prt, from prj, to go up, emerge) + sim, plant (from Egyptian sm).]


(Plants) a Mediterranean clover, Trifolium alexandrinum, grown as a forage crop and to improve the soil in the southwestern US and the Nile valley. Also called: Egyptian clover
[C20: from Arabic barsīm, from Coptic bersīm]



a clover, Trifolium alexandrinum, of Egypt and Syria grown for forage in the southwestern U.S. Also called Egyptian clover.
[1900–05; < dial. Arabic barsīm < Coptic bersim]
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Talking about the economics of Edible Olive cultivators in inter-cropping with the Berseem and Bajra, he termed the model to be equally beneficial for Honey and Dairy Development.
During winter and spring Berseem and Lucern were major fodder crops for grazing.
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The potential of feeding goats sun dried rumen contents with or without bacterial inoculums as replacement for berseem clover and the effects on milk production and animal health.
Ensiling characteristics, ruminal nutrient degradabilities and whole tract nutrient utilization of berseem clover (Trifolium alexandrinum L) silage.
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In the basin of these hills, crops such as berseem, beans, maize, barley and vegetables like okra, tomatoes, onions etc.
Allelopathic effects of rice on seedling development in wheat, oat, barley and berseem.
The carryover of N for succeeding cereal may be 60 to 120 kg in berseem, 75 kg in Indian clover, 75 kg in cluster bean, 35 to 60 kg in fod-der cowpea, 68 kg in gram, 55 kg in black gram, 54 to 58 kg in groundnut, 50 to 51 kg in soybean, 50 kg in Lathyrus, and 36 to 42 kg in pigeon pea (Singh et al.
On September 7, Mr Reed sowed four different cover crop mixes - vetch, red clover and Egyptian clover; black oats and vetch; Black oats and berseem clover; and oil and tillage radish, European oats, phacelia and forage rye - on a total of 9ha after winter wheat.