YIELD AND NUTRITIVE QUALITY OF NAPIER ( PENNISETUM PURPUREUM ) CULTIVARS AS FRESH AND ENSILED FODDER

@inproceedings{Zailan2017YIELDAN,
  title={YIELD AND NUTRITIVE QUALITY OF NAPIER ( PENNISETUM PURPUREUM ) CULTIVARS AS FRESH AND ENSILED FODDER},
  author={Mohamad Zaihan Zailan and Halimatun Yaakub and Shariha Jusoh},
  year={2017}
}
Napier grass is a C4 type tropical grass and commonly used as ruminant feedstuffs due to its promising yield. The preservation of Napier grass is to ensure continuous feed supply for the animals during shortage of forages as well as preserving the quality of the grasses. The study on nutritive quality of fresh and ensiled Napier cultivars was conducted at March 2014 at Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia. Four Napier cultivars (Common Napier, Silver Napier, Red Napier and Dwarf Napier) were… CONTINUE READING

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