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In situ dry matter, protein and neutral detergent fibre degradation kinetics of Cholistan Desert grasses

  • 2020
  • Issue: 2
  • Volume: 50
M.N. Tahir, Z. Khan, S. Ahmad, M.Z. Ihsan, M.H. Lashari & M.A. Khan Page: 334 - 344

Global climate change is evident and poses serious threats to the sustainability of traditional rangeland livestock production systems. This study tested the feeding potential of perennial grasses of Cholistan Desert for various species of ruminants at different physiological stages. Eight…

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Ammonia levels on in vitro degradation of fibrous carbohydrates from buffel grass

  • 2019
  • Issue: 3
  • Volume: 49
J.A. Santana Neto, J.S. Oliveira, C.J.B. Oliveira, E.M. Santos, E.C.B. Costa, C.A.S. Saraiva & R.M.A. Pinho Page: 585 - 597

This study was carried out to examine the degradation dynamics of neutral detergent fibre (NDF) and the profile of volatile fatty acids that originate from the fermentation of buffel grass (Cenchrus ciliaris, L.) with various levels of ammonia in the…

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