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Table 1 Chemical composition of the experimental diet and the cashew nut shell liquid

From: Potency of cashew nut shell liquid in rumen modulation under different dietary conditions and indication of its surfactant action against rumen bacteria

Content Hay Concentrate CNSL
  g/kg
Dry matter 971 969 983
  g/kg DM
Crude protein 74 203 15
Crude ash 63 61 12
Ether extract 9 97 942
Neutral detergent fiber 743 345
Acid detergent fiber 448 134
Water soluble carbohydrate 112 294
Nitrogen free extract 31
Ether extract fractions, %    
Total alkylphenols 92.7
Total anacardic acid 62.3
 monoenoic (15:1) 28.9
 dienoic (15:2) 8.8
 trienoic (15:3) 24.6
Total cardanol 8.9
 monoenoic (15:1) 2.9
 dienoic (15:2) 1.5
 trienoic (15:3) 4.5
Total cardol 21.5
 monoenoic (15:1) 3.1
 dienoic (15:2) 4.3
 trienoic (15:3) 14.1
Othersa 7.3
  1. aunidentified fractions