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Abstract

Information is provided on nutritive value, tolerance of drought, frost, poor soil drainage conditions and high acidity levels of Brachiaria spp. used in Brazil. Recommendations are included for growing of B. decumbens, B. brizantha, B. humidicola, B. ruziziensis, B. dictyoneura, B. arrecta, and B. ...

Author(s)
Alvim, M. J.; Botrel, M. de A.; Xavier, D. F.
Publisher
Embrapa Gado de Leite, Juiz de Fora, Brazil
Citation
Comunicado Técnico - Embrapa Gado de Leite, 2002, No.22, pp 4 pp.
Abstract

Characteristics are included of pastures based on B. decumbens, B. brizantha, B. humidicola, B. ruziziensis, B. arrecta (B. radicans), B. mutica and B. dictyoneura. Factors influencing milk production are considered, including the degraded state of pastures in the Brazilian Cerrado and nutritive...

Author(s)
Xavier, D. F.; Carvalho, M. M.; Andrade Botrel, M. de; Vilela, D.
Publisher
Embrapa Gado de Leite, Juiz de Fora, Brazil
Citation
Documentos - Embrapa Centro Nacional de Pesquisa de Gado de Leite, 2002, No.87, pp 31 pp.