Evaluación del establecimiento del híbrido brachiaria ruziziensis x brachiaria brizantha en condiciones de trópico húmedo

Translated title of the contribution: Establishment of the Brachiaria ruziziensis X Brachiaria brizantha hybrid under humid tropical conditions

Miguel Angel Ara Gomez, A. César Reyes

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Abstract

The hybrid Brachiaria ruziziensis x Brachiaria brizantha (pasto Mulato) has been released as a highly productive tropical forage. This new option is being tested at Pucallpa in a field trial under a combination of NP fertilizer rates (0, 75 y 150 kg/ha/year of N and 0, 25 y 50 kg/ha/year of P). Establishment evaluations, resulting from measuring seedling emergence and biomass cover at 3, 6, 9, and 12 weeks after planting, showed Mulato as a forage with an excellent establishment potential, particularly with high seedling emergence and coverage rate, and apparently tolerant to N deficiency, as compared with Brachiaria brizantha.

Translated title of the contributionEstablishment of the Brachiaria ruziziensis X Brachiaria brizantha hybrid under humid tropical conditions
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)158-161
Number of pages4
JournalRevista de Investigaciones Veterinarias del Peru
Volume18
Issue number2
StatePublished - 2007
Externally publishedYes

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