Brachiaria

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Grasses and Legumes.
Perspectives for Tropical Zones.

Brachiaria:
- History
- Agronomic performance
- Future perspectives

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Brachiaria

  1. 1. Brachiaria History Agronomic performance Future perspectives
  2. 2. Brachiaria History Agronomic performance Future perspectives
  3. 3. Brazil The introduction goes back more than 500 years ago
  4. 4. When B. mutica came with African slaves ...Brazil
  5. 5. 1972 – 1984 Less than 70 accessions were available ...Brazil
  6. 6. 1985 – 1987 A large collecting effort was made by CIAT in collaboration with international and national institutions of six East African countries ...Brazil
  7. 7. ...Brazil Today, more than 150 million hectares are covered with sown pastures, when more than 60 % are Brachiaria species

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