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The chemical composition and nutritive value of some common grasses in Uganda. 2. The comparison of chemical composition and nutritive values of grasses throughout the year, with special reference to the later stages of growth



The chemical composition and nutritive value of some common grasses in Uganda. 2. The comparison of chemical composition and nutritive values of grasses throughout the year, with special reference to the later stages of growth



Trop. Agric., Trinidad. 39: 13-17



For part 1 see Abst. 1910, Vol. 32. 2. During 10-month periods after the first 2 months of the rainy season 9 species of common pasture grasses had, in dry matter, crude protein 4.0 to 8.8, crude fibre 28.8 to 43.8, digestible crude protein 1.0 to 4.3 and starch equivalent (SE) 20.0 to 42.8%. The number of months throughout the year when the grasses would maintain cattle differed between species and in the same species in different localities or different years.

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