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Studies on para grass (Panicum barbinode or Brachiaria mutica Stapf) . 1. Chemical composition, digestibility and nutritive value of para grass when fed as green and hay

Singh, S.R.; Singh, G.S.; Singh, S.N.

Indian J. Dairy Sci 16: 136-49

1963


Accession: 014204978

The composition of grass samples at the early flowering stage from 5 regions of India is tabulated; the range in protein content, 3.7-16.0% of DM, was possibly due to differences in manuring. Trials with 8 adult rams showed that Para-grass hay was as palatable as the grass when green. From Nutr. Abstr.

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