Agronomic and nutritional aspects of Desmanthus virgatus

Gardiner, C.P., and Rangel, J.H. de A. (1996) Agronomic and nutritional aspects of Desmanthus virgatus. In: Posters from the Future of Tropical Savannas: an Australian Perspective. 8. From: The Future of Tropical Savannas: an Australian Perspective, 19-22 July 1994, Townsville, QLD, Australia.

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The nutritional characteristics of four Desmanthus accessions indicate that these Desmanthus accessions offer a valuable feed resource for livestock. Leaves with leaves and seeds having high DMD and Nitrogen levels and stems and pods having relatively good values. Leaf material had a mean of 3.2%N and a mean in sacco DMD of 71.7%.

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Item Type: Conference Item (Poster)
Date Deposited: 24 Nov 2016 03:41
FoR Codes: 07 AGRICULTURAL AND VETERINARY SCIENCES > 0703 Crop and Pasture Production > 070302 Agronomy @ 100%
SEO Codes: 83 ANIMAL PRODUCTION AND ANIMAL PRIMARY PRODUCTS > 8304 Pasture, Browse and Fodder Crops > 830406 Sown Pastures (excl. Lucerne) @ 100%
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