MG-5 VICTORIA

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  • victoria
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Overview

This cultivar yields higher than Marandu cultivar; it shows a good drought resistance, good regrowth after grazing, tolerates poorly drained soils and is a very good option for the beef cattle production

product Details

Origin: Burundi/Africa-CIAT 26110
Scientific name: Brachiaria brizantha cv. MG-5 Vctoria (sin. Urochloa brizantha)
Soil fertility:: Medium to high
Growth habit: semi-erect tussocks
Height: 5.25 ft
Utilisation: Direct grazing and hay making
Digestibility: Excellent
Palatability: Excellent
Rainfall requirements: From 31 to 120 in/year
Drought tolerance: Very high
Cold tolerance: Medium
Water logging: Very high
Crude protein content: 8.7 to 13.5%
Compatibility: Arachis, Calopo, Stylo, Puero, Perennial soya
Sowing depth: 0.40 - 1.18 in
Vegetative cycle: Perennial
Forage production: 10 to 18 ton OM/ha/year