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Nutritive Value and Fermentation Quality of the Silage of Three Kenaf (Hibiscus cannabinas L.) Cultivars at Three Different Growth Stages
- Kim, Byong Wan (College of Animal Resource Science, Kangwon National Univ.) ;
- Sung, Kyung Il (College of Animal Resource Science, Kangwon National Univ.) ;
- Nejad, Jalil Ghassemi (College of Animal Resource Science, Kangwon National Univ.) ;
- Shin, Jong Suh (College of Animal Resource Science, Kangwon National Univ.)
- Received : 2012.11.02
- Accepted : 2012.11.28
- Published : 2012.12.31
This study was conducted to evaluate the nutritive value and the quality of ensiled kenaf after fermentation with three cultivars at three different times of harvesting. Experimental plot were allocated with three harvest date (Early;8/3, medium;8/15 and late;8/28) and three cultivars (Tainung-a, Everglade, Whitten). The DM (dry matter) yield increased with maturity in all three cultivars, especially in Whitten which showed the highest yield at each harvest time. The DM content in Whitten at late harvesting time was higher than other treatments (231 g
Supported by : Kangwon National University
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