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Environmental-genotype responses in livestock to global warming: A southern African perspective (Invited paper)

  • 2010
  • Issue: 5
  • Volume: 40
M.M. Scholtz, D. Furstenburg, A. Maiwashe, M.L. Makgahlela, H.E. Theron and J. van der Westhuizen Page: 408 - 413

Global warming will change Southern Africa’s environments from grass dominated vegetation to dry woodland and desert with a vegetation of C4 dominated grasses, whereas the grazing capacity is expected to decline by more than 30%. Animals will also be more…

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Adaptation effects of ionophores on rumen fermentation

  • 1983
  • Issue: 1
  • Volume: 13
A. de Jong & F. Berschauer Page: 67 - 70

The effect of monensin on the in vitro degradation of cellulose was investigated using ruminal fluid obtained from sheep adapted and unadapted to the antibiotic. In vivo ruminal adaptation to monensin was also examined over a six-week treatment period. Results…

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