Characteristics:Babala

  • A very quick grass which, grown tall, makes good silage and can be grazed between 400 and 600mm in height.
  • Can produce 20 tons DM of silage per ha in 100 days in favourable conditions.
  • Cut before it gets too stalky especially if you are going to wrap silage.

 

CROP/SPECIE  CULTIVARS
*PBR # EXCL
SEEDING
KG/HA
RAINFALL
MM/YEAR
SUITED
REGIONS
PLANTING
MONTHS
SOIL 
Babala
(Pennisetum glaucum)
Common
Okashana Agrigreen (Hybrid)
Drilled 10
Broadcast
15-25
Irrigated 25-30
400+ Whole of
South Africa
Oct-Dec Wide adaptability to most soils

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