PRODUCTS

Andropogon Gayanus CV. Planaltina

Originally from West Africa; 3 m tall, rhizomes with short internodes, forms clumps with a diameter of up to 1 m; lanceolate leaves up to 100 cm in length and 4 to 30 mm wide, and a deep, well-developed root system.

CHARACTERISTICS

  • Common Name: Andropogon Grass
  • Growth: Clumping
  • Land Cover: Good
  • Fertility Requirements: Low
  • Quality of Forage: Intermediate
  • Drought Tolerance: High
  • Shade Tolerance: Good
  • Tolerance of Wet Soil: Low
  • Disease Resistance: -
  • Pest Resistance: Resists leafhoppers and burrowing brown bugs
  • Drying: Moderate
  • Deferral: Unsui
  • Haying: Sui (with quality limitations)
  • Silage: Unsui
  • Consortia: Grasses and Legumes
  • Crop-Livestock-Forest Integration: Silvopastoral System
  • Animal Category: Cattle, Horses, Sheep
  • Pasture Establishment: Easy
  • Seeding Density: 25kg/ha (15 CV)
  • Seeding Density (Advanced - 80 CV): -
  • Seeding depth: 0,5 – 1 cm
  • Germination: 7 to 28 days
  • Height when beginning Grazing Rotation: 60 to 80 cm
  • Height when ending Grazing Rotation: 30 to 40 cm
  • Expected Animal Performance: Moderate