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Book cover for Cumulative gas-production techniques for forage evaluation.



Chapter Number/Name (Page no: 189)

Cumulative gas-production techniques for forage evaluation.

This review gives the history of gas production techniques for forage evaluation, a general description of the method and what it measures. Data processing and interpretation of results, applications of the technique, relation of fermentation data to in vivo parameters, advantages and limitations, and future use and avenues for research are discussed.

Chapter details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Animal Nutrition Group, Wageningen Institute of Animal Sciences (WIAS), Wageningen University, Marijkeweg 40, 6709 PG Wageningen, Netherlands.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2000
  • ISBN
  • 0851993443
  • Record Number
  • 20001414398