Mulato (Brachiaria sp.)
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Vendramini, Joao, U. Inyang, Brent Sellers, Lynn E. Sollenberger, and Maria Silveira. 2008. “Mulato (Brachiaria sp.): SS AGR 303/AG310, 5/2008”. EDIS 2008 (5). Gainesville, FL.


SS-AGR-303, a 4-page fact sheet by J. Vendramini, U. Inyang, B. Sellers, L.E. Sollenberger, and M. Silveira, describes the apomictic hybrid of brachiaragrass with good growing potential for Florida pastures. Includes references. Published by the UF Department of Agronomy, May 2008.

SS AGR 303/AG310: Mulato II (Brachiaria sp.) (
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