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Practical implications of the effect of drying and treatment on nitrogen content and in vitro digestibility of samples collected

  • 1981
  • Issue: 3
  • Volume: 11
E.A.N. Engels, H.O. de Waal, L.C. Biel & A. Malan Page: 247 - 254

Oesophageally fistulated (OF) sheep and cattle were used to collect samples from 7 green herbages used in digestibility trials. These samples were treated and dried in different ways. In the case of sheep the treatment of OF-collected samples (total extrusa…

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Relationship between nitrogen and other chemical components in kikuyu grass from long-established pastures (Short communication)

  • 1990
  • Issue: 3
  • Volume: 20
J.P. Marais Page: 147 - 151

The relationship between nitrogen and other components in kikuyu grass (Pennisetum clandestinum) from long-established pastures was investigated. Leaf material, when compared to stem tissue, was higher in total organic nitrogen and protein content, but lower in non-protein organic nitrogen, nitrate,…

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