Brizantha Marandu

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Brizantha Marandu

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Origin: Africa/Embrapa CNPGC
Scientific name: Brachiaria brizantha cv. Marandu (sin. Urochloa brizantha
Soil fertility:: Medium to high
Growth habit: Decumbent tussocks
Height: 3.30 - 4.90 ft
Utilisation: Direct grazing and hay making
Digestibility: High
Palatability: High
Rainfall requirements: Above 31 in/year
Drought tolerance: Medium
Cold tolerance: Medium
Crude protein content: 9 to 12%
Compatibility: With all legumes
Sowing depth: 0.40 - 0.80 in
Vegetative cycle: Perennial
Forage production: 10 to 14 ton DM/ha/year
Spitting tolerance: Resistant