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Gatton panic
(Panicum maximum)


Gatton panic is another medium-height variety of guinea grass, with dark green leaves and smooth stem nodes (cf. the hairy stems of green panic).

Gatton panic persists productively for many years in subtropical areas with 750-l,250 mm annual rainfall. It establishes more reliably than green panic, with good first season yields, and causes fewer management problems than the tall varieties.

Creator: Ian Partridge
Date created: 03 April 1998  Revised:15 January 2003

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