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Studies on the cell wall constituents of the forage. 4. The mutual relations among several cell wall fractions

Abe, A.; Horii, S.

Bulletin of National Institute of Animal Industry 25: 69-74


Accession: 000206351

4. Ten grass hays, Italian ryegrass (3), timothy (6) and rye were examined. The holocellulose, alpha -cellulose, beta , gamma -cellulose, crude fibre, acid detergent fibre (ADF), neutral detergent fibre (NDF), acid detergent lignin and silica contents as well as their digestibility coefficients were estimated. The holocellulose was a mixture of alpha -cellulose and beta , gamma -cellulose, about 7:3.

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