Acta Scientific Agriculture (ASAG)(ISSN: 2581-365X)

Research Article Volume 8 Issue 8

Productivity of Mombaça Grass Subjected To Different Nitrogen Doses

Joabe Gontijo de Magalhães, Roberto Gomes Vital* and Zeuxis Rosa Evangelista

Department of Agronomy, Instituto Federal Goiano-Campus Rio Verde, Brasil

*Corresponding Author: Roberto Gomes Vital, Department of Agronomy, Instituto Federal Goiano-Campus Rio Verde, Brasil.

Received: May 30, 2024; Published: July 06, 2024


For plant nutrition and as an essential constituent of proteins, nitrogen is of fundamental importance for the good development and growth of pastures. In this way, the present work aimed to evaluate the effect of different doses of nitrogen fertilization on the productivity and crude protein of Mombaça grass in the conditions of Palmeiras de Goiás. The experiment was conducted in the municipality of Palmeiras de Goiás - GO in a randomized block design (RBD) with four doses of N and five replications, totaling 20 experimental plots. With dosages of 0, 90, 220 and 330 kg ha-1. The urea was used as a N Source. The evaluations included plant height, stem diameter, fresh mass, and crude protein content. The Mombaça grass showed a significant response to each level increase in nitrogen dosage, with an increase mainly in forage production (height, weight and width of stem) at a nitrogen dose of 330 kg ha-1, reaching 60 t ha-1 of production. As for the crude protein index in the grass, the best result was at the dosage of 90 kg ha-1.

Keywords: Forage Plants; Pastures; Nitrogen Fertilization; Crude Protein


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Citation: Roberto Gomes Vital., et al. “Productivity of Mombaça Grass Subjected To Different Nitrogen Doses". Acta Scientific Agriculture 8.8 (2024): 20-23.


Copyright: © 2024 Roberto Gomes Vital., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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