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Evaluation of ten tropical grasses in the northwest region of the state of Sao-Paulo Brazil
Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP)
The experiment was carried out in the northwest region of the State of São Paulo-Brazil to evaluate ten grasses recently introduced in the region. The grasses studied were: Cynodon nlemfuensis cv. Tifton 68, C dacrylon cv. Tifton 78, Cynodon spp. cv. Tifton 85, C. dactylon cv. Florakirk, C. nlemfuensis cv. Florico, C nlemfuensis cv. Florona, C dactylon cv. Coastcross, Paspalum notation cv. Tifton and NDF (717 to 749 were observed in the Cynodon cultivars while lower values of CP (102 and 107 and NDF (697 and 705 were registered in the cvs. Marandu and Tanzania 1. The contents of ADF were higher in the the cvs. Tanzania 1 and Tifton 9. The average values of IVDMD differed (Ppound0.05) among grasses and were all above 564, except for cv. Tifton-9 (499 The results obtained in this work allowed to conclude that the cvs. Tifton 78, Tifton 85, Coastcross, Florona, and Tanzania 1 are interesting options for pastures establishment in the northwest region of the State of São Paulo-Brazil.
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Proceedings of the Xix International Grassland Congress. Piracicaba: Fundação Estudos Agrarios Luiz Queiroz (fealq), p. 418-419, 2001.
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Fundação Estudos Agrarios Luiz Queiroz (fealq)
  • Brachiaria
  • chemical composition
  • Cynodon
  • growth rate
  • Panicum paspalum
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