Digitaria Eriantha

Main characteristics:

  • Very good tolerance to cold weather and droughts.
  • Early spring resprouting.
  • Good for consociations: alfalfa and melilotus.
  • Suitable for direct seeding.
  • Good performance as a deferred cultivar.
Regions: 3
Rainfall: 400 - 800 mm.
Planting density: 5 kg. ha/year
Seeding season: Spring - Summer
Production: 3.5 – 4.5 tons DM/ha/year
Soils: Loam, sandy loam.

 

Forage quality:

  Crude Protein Digestibility
Spring 10,2% 63,2%
Summer 8,8% 60,5%
Autumn 7,3% 58%
Winter 4,2% 52%

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