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Abstract

Evaluation of forage grasses on a mangrove area of Marajo island.

Abstract

In field trials from Mar. 1977 to Apr. 1980, 10 forage grasses were evaluated in a mangrove area of Marajó island in Salvaterra, Pará State. Annual DM yields ranged from 5.033 to 18.133 t DM/ha, with highest yields given by Panicum chloroticum, Echinochloa polystachya, Echinochloa pyramidalis and Brachiaria mutica. Data are presented on CP, Ca, P, K and Mg contents.