PRODUCTS

Brachiaria Decumbens CV. Basilisk

Originally from Equatorial Africa; stands 0.6 to 1 m high and is semi-erect; rhizomes resemble small nodules and produce large numbers of stolons; the leaves are rigid, erect, short, with few hairs; the sheaths are slightly hairy.

CHARACTERISTICS

  • Common Name: Braquiarinha
  • Growth: Decumbent
  • Land Cover: Excellent
  • Fertility Requirements: Adapts well to acidic and poor soil
  • Quality of Forage: Good
  • Drought Tolerance: Moderate
  • Shade Tolerance: Moderate
  • Tolerance of Wet Soil: Moderate
  • Disease Resistance: Susceptible to fungal leaf blight
  • Pest Resistance: Susceptible to Leafhoppers
  • Drying: Moderate
  • Deferral: Sui
  • Haying: Sui
  • Silage: Sui
  • Consortia: Legumes
  • Crop-Livestock-Forest Integration: Agropastoral System
  • Animal Category: Cattle
  • Pasture Establishment: Easy
  • Seeding Density: 6,5 - 12kg/ha (75-50 VC)
  • Seeding Density (Advanced - 80 CV): 8 - 9kg/ha
  • Seeding depth: 2cm
  • Germination: 7 to 21 days
  • Height when beginning Grazing Rotation: 30cm
  • Height when ending Grazing Rotation: 15 to 25cm
  • Expected Animal Performance: Good