PRODUCTS

Brachiaria Brizantha CV. BRS Paiaguás

Originally from East Africa; has narrow leaves and thin stems, both leaves and stems are hairless; aerial roots, flowers early.

CHARACTERISTICS

  • Common Name: Paiaguás Grass
  • Growth: Caespitose
  • Land Cover: Good
  • Fertility Requirements: Medium to High
  • Quality of Forage: Good
  • Drought Tolerance: High
  • Shade Tolerance: Good
  • Tolerance of Wet Soil: Moderate
  • Disease Resistance: Moderately resistant to leaf rust
  • Pest Resistance: Susceptible to leafhoppers; hosts nematodes (Pratylenchus brachyurus)
  • Drying: Easy
  • Deferral: Sui
  • Haying: Sui
  • Silage: Sui
  • Consortia: Grasses and Legumes
  • Crop-Livestock-Forest Integration: Agrosilvopastoral System
  • Animal Category: Cattle
  • Pasture Establishment: Easy
  • Seeding Density: 6.5-12kg/ha (75-67 CV)
  • 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: Excellent