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NUTRITIVE VALUE OF MARGINAL LAND GRASSES OF NORTHERN GRASSLANDS OF PAKISTAN

@inproceedings{Sultan2007NUTRITIVEVO,
  title={NUTRITIVE VALUE OF MARGINAL LAND GRASSES OF NORTHERN GRASSLANDS OF PAKISTAN},
  author={Javed Iqbal Sultan and Haq Nawaz and Muhammad M. Yaqoob},
  year={2007}
}
A study was conducted in the valley of Chagharzai in Bunair district lying in the north Trans- Himalayan moist zone occupying Malakand Division, North Western Frontier Province (NWFP), Pakistan to determine the nutritive value of locally available marginal land grasses. The study area lies between 34.42 to 34.66 o latitude and 72.62 to 72.78 o longitude, having a humid subtropical to temperate environment. The annual precipitation varies from 600 to 1000 mm, mainly during summer and spring… 

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