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Structure and Function of Plants
Chapter 1. The Plant Cell. Chapter 2. Plant Meristems and Tissues. Chapter 3. Plant Roots. Chapter 4. Plant Stems. Chapter 5. Plant Leaves and Translocation. Chapter 6. Reproduction in FloweringExpand
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Beneficial Effects of Temperate Forage Legumes that Contain Condensed Tannins
The two temperate forage legumes containing condensed tannins (CT) that promote ruminant production are birdsfoot trefoil ( Lotus corniculatus L.; BFT) and sainfoin ( Onobrychis viciifolia Scop.;Expand
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CASE STUDY: In Vitro Ruminal Fermentation Characteristics of Birdsfoot Trefoil (Lotus corniculatus L.) Hay in Continuous Cultures1
ABSTRACT A dual-flow continuous culture system was used in a 3 x 3 Latin square design to evaluate the effects of ruminal fermentation in mixed microbial cultures when replacing alfalfa hay (MedicagoExpand
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Legume finishing provides beef with positive human dietary fatty acid ratios and consumer preference comparable with grain-finished beef.
Consumer liking, proximate composition, pH, Warner-Bratzler shear force, fatty acid composition, and volatile compounds were determined from the LM (longissimus thoracis) of cattle ( = 6 per diet)Expand
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Effects of feeding birdsfoot trefoil hay on neutral detergent fiber digestion, nitrogen utilization efficiency, and lactational performance by dairy cows.
This experiment was conducted to determine effects of feeding birdsfoot trefoil hay-based diets in comparison with an alfalfa hay-based diet on N utilization efficiency, ruminal fermentation, andExpand
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Sustainability of US Organic Beef and Dairy Production Systems: Soil, Plant and Cattle Interactions
In 2010, the National Organic Program implemented a rule for the US stating that pasture must be a significant source of feed in organic ruminant systems. This article will focus on how the pastureExpand
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Average daily gain and blood fatty acid composition of cattle grazing the nonbloating legumes birdsfoot trefoil and cicer milkvetch in the Mountain West
ABSTRACT Birdsfoot trefoil (BFT; Lotus corniculatus L.) is a tannin-containing, nonbloating forage legume that is productive and persistent under irrigation in the Mountain West region of the UnitedExpand
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Temporal and Vertical Distribution of Nonstructural Carbohydrate, Fiber, Protein, and Digestibility Levels in Orchardgrass Swards
Herbage nonstructural carbohydrates (NC) contribute to livestock performance and silage fermentation. Knowledge of the distribution patterns of NC and other nutritional constituents in orchardgrassExpand
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Performance of birdsfoot trefoil , white clover , and other legume-grass mixtures under irrigation in the Intermountain West USA
Two trials were designed to provide baseline data on the productivity and quality of irrigated pastures in the Intermountain West USA. An initial clipping trial (19971999) screened a number ofExpand
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