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Silage review: Interpretation of chemical, microbial, and organoleptic components of silages.
The goal of making silage is to produce a stable feed with a high recovery of dry matter, energy, and highly digestible nutrients compared with the fresh crop. Microbial fermentation in the siloExpand
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Silage review: Recent advances and future uses of silage additives.
Additives have been available for enhancing silage preservation for decades. This review covers research studies published since 2000 that have investigated the efficacy of silage additives. TheExpand
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A meta-analysis of the effects of Lactobacillus buchneri on the fermentation and aerobic stability of corn and grass and small-grain silages.
The results of adding Lactobacillus buchneri to silages from 43 experiments in 23 sources reporting standard errors were summarized using meta-analysis. The effects of inoculation were summarized byExpand
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The effect of Lactobacillus buchneri and other additives on the fermentation and aerobic stability of barley silage.
Whole-plant barley (39.4% dry matter) was treated with various chemical and biological additives to assess their effects on silage fermentation and aerobic stability. Treatments were untreatedExpand
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The effects of various antifungal additives on the fermentation and aerobic stability of corn silage.
In 2 consecutive years, whole plant corn was ensiled in laboratory silos to investigate the effects of various silage additives on fermentation, dry matter (DM) recovery and aerobic stability. In yrExpand
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Effects of a live yeast culture and enzymes on in vitro ruminal fermentation and milk production of dairy cows.
Live yeast culture (Saccharomyces cerevisiae) grew best on malt extract agar and required incubation under aerobic conditions to maximize the number of viable cells. In sterile, anaerobic ruminalExpand
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The effect of Lactobacillus buchneri 40788 or Lactobacillus plantarum MTD-1 on the fermentation and aerobic stability of corn silages ensiled at two dry matter contents.
Whole-plant corn was harvested at 33 (normal) and 41% (moderately high) dry matter (DM) and ensiled in quadruplicate 20-L laboratory silos to investigate the effects of Lactobacillus buchneri 40788Expand
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An evaluation of exogenous enzymes with amylolytic activity for dairy cows.
An experimental (7B) and a commercial (AMA) formulation of enzymes, both primarily with alpha-amylase activity, were evaluated for activity at various pH values, stability in ruminal fluid, theExpand
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The effect of treating forages with fibrolytic enzymes on its nutritive value and lactation performance of dairy cows.
Forages (corn silage and alfalfa hay) were sprayed with liquid enzymes prior to combining with a concentrate to form a total mixed ration (50% forage:50% concentrate, dry matter basis) and fed toExpand
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Effect of Lactobacillus buchneri 40788 on the fermentation, aerobic stability and nutritive value of maize silage
The effect of adding Lactobacillus buchneri 40788, a heterofermentative lactobacilli, to whole-plant maize and its effect on fermentation and aerobic stability of the resulting silage were evaluated.Expand
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