Bambatsi

Main characteristics:

  • Light tolerance to salinity.
  • Tolerance to temporal waterlogging.
  • Early resprout during springtime.
  • Stable forage quality throughout the vegetative cycle.
  • Very good quality as a deferred cultivar.
Regions: 1 - 5
Rainfall: 600 – 1000  mm
Planting density: 6 - 8 kg. ha/year
Seeding season: Springtime – From February to the end of March.
Production: 5.5 –9 tons/DM/ha/year
Soils: Loam, loam clay.

 

Forage quality:

  Crude Protein Digestibility
Spring 14% 62%
Summer 12% 59%
Autumn 8% 55%
Winter 8% 50%

 

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