PRODUCTS

Brachiaria Humidicola CV. Llanero (Dictyoneura)

Originally from East Africa; grows semi-erect to prostrate, is stoloniferous and rhizomatous, stands between 0.4 to 0.9 m tall, the long, purple stolons have white hair, lanceolate leaves measure 4 to 6 cm long and 0.8 cm wide, adventitious roots at the surface, the leaves are linear-lanceolate and erect.

CHARACTERISTICS

  • Common Name: Dictyoneura
  • Growth: Stoloniferous
  • Land Cover: Excellent
  • Fertility Requirements: Adapts well to acidic and poor soil
  • Quality of Forage: Moderate
  • Drought Tolerance: High
  • Shade Tolerance: Good
  • Tolerance of Wet Soil: High
  • Disease Resistance: -
  • Pest Resistance: Resistant to leafhoppers
  • Drying: Moderate
  • Deferral: Unsui
  • Haying: Sui
  • Silage: Unsui
  • Consortia: Legumes
  • Crop-Livestock-Forest Integration: Agropastoral System
  • Animal Category: Cattle, Horses, Sheep
  • Pasture Establishment: Slow
  • Seeding Density: 4 - 8kg/ha (72-50 VC)
  • Seeding Density (Advanced - 80 CV): -
  • Seeding depth: 2cm
  • Germination: Varies
  • Height when beginning Grazing Rotation: 20cm
  • Height when ending Grazing Rotation: 5 to 10cm
  • Expected Animal Performance: Moderate