From: Yield survey and nutritional evaluation of garlic stalk for ruminant feed
Item | Garlic stalk | Rice straw | SE | P-value |
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Dry matter fractions (%) | ||||
53-μm filterable and soluble A fraction | 13.6 | 11.6 | 0.8 | 0.059 |
Degradable B fraction | 60.5 | 22.4 | 3.0 | <0.001 |
Undegradable C fraction^{a} | 25.9 | 66.0 | 2.8 | <0.001 |
K _{d}B^{b} (% h^{−1}) | 8.2 | 5.0 | 1.5 | 0.072 |
Neutral detergent fiber fractions (%) | ||||
53-μm filterable and soluble A fraction | 2.0 | 1.4 | 1.0 | 0.631 |
Degradable B fraction | 68.0 | 33.5 | 4.2 | <0.001 |
Undegradable C fraction | 30.0 | 65.1 | 4.1 | <0.001 |
K _{d}B (% h^{−1}) | 7.8 | 3.3 | 0.9 | 0.001 |