PRODUCTS

Brachiaria Brizantha CV. BRS Piatã

Originally from Welega, Africa; medium size, height between 0.85 m and 1.10 m; thin, green stems (4 mm in diameter), hairless leaves measuring up to 45 cm long and 1.8 cm wide; also has aerial roots.

CHARACTERISTICS

  • Common Name: Piatã 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; susceptible to charcoal rot
  • Pest Resistance: Resistant to leafhoppers
  • Drying: Difficult
  • 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 (75-50 VC)
  • 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