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The organic fertilizer can influence positively and significantly the development of forage grasses. Two experiments were conducted in pots in the greenhouse, in order to evaluate the effect of cattle manure rates on the development of Brachiaria brizantha (Syn. Uroclhoa brizantha) cv. Marandu and ...

Author(s)
Castro, C. da S.; Lobo, U. G. M.; Rodrigues, L. M.; Backes, C.; Santos, A. J. M.
Publisher
Universidade Estadual de Mato Grosso do Sul, Cassilândia, Brazil
Citation
Revista de Agricultura Neotropical, 2016, 3, 4, pp 48-54
AbstractFull Text

Brazilian ruminant production is made predominantly with grazing animals, and, in a dry season of year the crude protein (CP) of tropical forage is below 7% reducing microbial efficiency in using of nutrients from diet. Thus, protein restriction affects negatively the age of puberty, seminal...

Author(s)
Silva, L. E. S.; Zervoudakis, L. K. H.; Tsuneda, P. P.; Duarte Júnior, M. F.; Berté, L. A.; Silva, J. A.; Silva, R. P. da; Wingert, F. M.; Fraga, A. L. C. de R.; Almeida, R. D.; Moraes, J. de O.; Kuczmarski, A. H.; Castaldeli, T. B.
Publisher
PubVet, Maringá, Brazil
Citation
PUBVET, 2015, 9, 5, pp 211-519
Abstract

Brazil is an agricultural country, with 190 Mha of pastures sustaining 209 million cattle. Fewer than 10% of the cattle are fattened in feedlots, whereas cattle reared on pastures have a competitive advantage for export, eliminating the risks presented by the mad cow disease (bovine spongiform...

Author(s)
Jank, L.; Barrios, S. C.; Valle, C. B. do; Simeão, R. M.; Alves, G. F.
Publisher
CSIRO, Collingwood, Australia
Citation
Crop & Pasture Science, 2014, 65, 11, pp 1132-1137
Abstract

This study consisted of two experiments, the first referring to rotational grazing system during the summer and fall that aimed to evaluate the response of two forage species (marandugrass and mombaça) with increasing doses of fertilizer. The second corresponded to dry season, when animals were...

Author(s)
Frasseto, M. O.
Publisher
Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Avaliação da eficiência biológica e doses crescentes de adubação em pastagens de capim-marandu e capim-mombaça durante o verão e outono em sistema de cria, 2015, pp 92 pp.
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The cattle of breed "Pantaneira" are descended from a genetic group in the European naturalized on Pantanal Biome and although in the past dominating the landscape of the Pantanal, currently remains a small hundred of the animals, putting this species at risk of extinction. Thus, this study aimed...

Author(s)
Rufino Junior, J.; Oliveira, M. V. M. de; Carvalho, D. M. G. de; Teodoro, A. L.; Vargas Junior, F. M. de; Góes, R. H. de T. e B. de; Costa, L. G.
Publisher
Universidade Estadual de Londrina, Londrina, Brazil
Citation
Semina: Ciências Agrárias (Londrina), 2014, 35, 4 Suppl., pp 2605-2616
Abstract

Corn cropping for silage, due to the plant material exportation, intercropping with forage provides greater ground cover and straw formation for the Direct Planting System (DPS) continuity. The objective of this study was to evaluate corn production for silage in DPS intercropped with four forages...

Author(s)
Mendonça, V. Z. de; Mello, L. M. M. de; Pereira, F. C. B. L.; Silva, J. O. da R.; Yano, É. H.
Publisher
Sociedade Brasileira de Engenharia Agrícola (SBEA), Jaboticabal, Brazil
Citation
Engenharia Agrícola, 2014, 34, 4, pp 738-745
Abstract

A grazing experiment was conducted from May 2006 to October 2007 in Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil, to evaluate combinations of pasture grasses (Brachiaria brizantha [Urochloa brizantha] cv. marandu and Panicum maximum cv. Tanzânia), pasture management (feed supplementation and rotational grazing) and...

Author(s)
Euclides, V. P. B.; Euclides Filho, K.; Montagner, D. B.; Figueiredo, G. R.; Lopes, F. da C.
Publisher
Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical (CIAT), Cali, Colombia
Citation
Tropical Grasslands - Forrajes Tropicales, 2014, 2, 1, pp 48-50
Abstract

In the beef production chain, pastures are the main food for cattle. However, the productivity of forage presents great variability because of the seasons of Brazil. The use of irrigation on four forage species (Pennisetum purpureum, Cynodon, Panicum maximum and Urochloa brizantha) was evaluated...

Author(s)
Hamakawa, P. J.; Ferreira, W. P. M.; Oliveira, R. A. de; Silva, W. C. M. da; Santos, R. S. dos
Publisher
Empresa de Pesquisa Agropecuária de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Citation
Informe Agropecuario, 2012, 33, 266, pp 7-16
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A survey about the presence of toxic plants and the occurrence of outbreaks of poisoning in ruminants and equidae was performed in 12 municipalities of the central region of the state of Rondônia. Ninety eight persons were interviewed, including farmers, veterinary practitioners, agronomists, and...

Author(s)
Schons, S. V.; Lopes, T. V.; Melo, T. L. de; Lima, J. P.; Riet-Correa, F.; Barros, M. Â. de B.; Schild, A. L. P.
Publisher
Centro de Ciências Rurais, Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, Santa Maria, Brazil
Citation
Ciência Rural, 2012, 42, 7, pp 1257-1263
Abstract

An experiment was conducted to examine the chemical composition and dry matter of Cynodon nlemfuensis, Panicum maximum, and Brachiaria brizantha. The samples were obtained using three oesophageal fistulated cows during the rainy season of 2006. Forage samples were analysed for dry matter, crude...

Author(s)
Chambela Neto, A.; Fernandes, A. M.; Deresz, F.; Vieira, R. A. M.; Fontes, C. A. A.; Deminicis, B. B.; Bonaparte, T. P.
Publisher
Instituto de Zootecnia, Facultad de Veterinaria, Córdoba, Spain
Citation
Archivos de Zootecnia, 2008, 57, 219, pp 357-360

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