PRODUCTS

Brachiaria Brizantha CV. Xaraés

Originally from East Africa; stands up to 1.5 m tall; forms well-defined clumps; the deep green stems are strong, erect or semi-erect with little branching; the hairless leaves are linear–lanceolate and vary in color from light to deep green; late flowering.

CHARACTERISTICS

  • Common Name: Xaraés Grass, MG-5, Toledo
  • Growth: Caespitose
  • Land Cover: Good
  • Fertility Requirements: Medium to High
  • Quality of Forage: Good
  • Drought Tolerance: High
  • Shade Tolerance: Moderate
  • Tolerance of Wet Soil: Moderate
  • Disease Resistance: Susceptible to Ergot Disease
  • Pest Resistance: Moderately Resistant to Leafhoppers
  • Drying: Moderate
  • Deferral: Unsui
  • Haying: Sui
  • Silage: Sui
  • Consortia: Legumes
  • Crop-Livestock-Forest Integration: Agropastoral System
  • Animal Category: Cattle, Horses
  • Pasture Establishment: Easy
  • Seeding Density: 6,5 - 12kg/ha (75-50 VC)
  • Seeding Density (Advanced - 80 CV): 8 - 9kg/ha
  • Seeding depth: Up to 3 cm
  • Germination: 7 to 21 days
  • Height when beginning Grazing Rotation: 40cm
  • Height when ending Grazing Rotation: 15 to 25cm
  • Expected Animal Performance: Good