PRODUCTS

Panicum Maximum CV. Tanzânia

Originally from tropical Africa; moderately sized (1.2 m), the leaves are decumbent and medium sized, 2.6 cm wide and 77 cm long; stems and leaves are without hair and wax.

CHARACTERISTICS

  • Common Name: Tanzânia Grass
  • Growth: Caespitose
  • Land Cover: Space tussocks
  • Fertility Requirements: High
  • Quality of Forage: Excellent
  • Drought Tolerance: Low
  • Shade Tolerance: Good
  • Tolerance of Wet Soil: Moderate
  • Disease Resistance: Susceptible to Bipolaris leaf spot
  • Pest Resistance: Resistant to leafhoppers
  • Drying: Difficult
  • Deferral: Unsui
  • Haying: Unsui
  • Silage: Sui
  • Consortia: Unsui
  • Crop-Livestock-Forest Integration: Agrosilvopastoral System
  • Animal Category: Cattle, Horses, Sheep
  • Pasture Establishment: Easy
  • Seeding Density: 6 - 10kg/ha (50 - 34 VC)
  • Seeding Density (Advanced - 80 CV): 4 - 5kg/ha
  • Seeding depth: Up to 3 cm
  • Germination: 10 to 28 days
  • Height when beginning Grazing Rotation: 70cm
  • Height when ending Grazing Rotation: 25 to 35cm
  • Expected Animal Performance: Excellent