PRODUCTS

Panicum Maximum CV. BRS Zuri

Originally from tropical Africa; grows straight and tall; leaves are long and wide, arched and without hair; the thick stems have little wax; flowering is late and well defined.

CHARACTERISTICS

  • Common Name: Zuri
  • Growth: Caespitose
  • Land Cover: Space tussocks
  • Fertility Requirements: High
  • Quality of Forage: Excellent
  • Drought Tolerance: Has not been studied
  • Shade Tolerance: Currently being studied
  • Tolerance of Wet Soil: Moderate
  • Disease Resistance: Moderately resistant to Bipolaris leaf spot
  • Pest Resistance: Resistant to leafhoppers
  • Drying: Has not been studied
  • Deferral: Unsui
  • Haying: Unsui
  • Silage: Sui
  • Consortia: Unsui
  • Crop-Livestock-Forest Integration: Has not been studied
  • Animal Category: Cattle, Horses, Sheep
  • Pasture Establishment: Easy
  • Seeding Density: 6 - 10kg/ha (75 - 60 VC)
  • Seeding Density (Advanced - 80 CV): 4 - 5kg/ha
  • Seeding depth: Up to 3 cm
  • Germination: 10 to 28 days
  • Height when beginning Grazing Rotation: 70 to 75cm
  • Height when ending Grazing Rotation: 30 to 40 cm
  • Expected Animal Performance: Excellent