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Overview

Panicum maximum cv. Mombasa

Momba├ža (ORSTOM K190A; BRA 006645)

product Details

Origin: Africa I Embrapa/CNPGC
Scientific name: Panicum maximum cv.Mombasa
Soil fertility:: High
Growth habit: Tussocks
Height: 5.25 - 6.56 ft
Utilisation: Direct grazing, and silage making
Digestibility: Excellent
Palatability: Excellent
Rainfall requirements: Above 31 in/year
Drought tolerance: Medium
Cold tolerance: Medium to high
Crude protein content: 12 to 16%
Compatibility: With all legumes
Sowing depth: 0.20 - 0.40 in
Vegetative cycle: Perennial
Forage production: 20 to 28 ton OM/ha/year