Forage Digestibility and Carbon-13 Solid State NMR

  • Natsuko Cyr
  • R. M. Elofson
  • G. W. Mathison
Part of the Basic Life Sciences book series (BLSC, volume 56)


There are many factors that influence the nutritive value of forages for ruminant animals such as cattle and sheep. Economically, however, the most important of these is the provision of energy and protein to the animal.


Lignin Content Neutral Detergent Fiber Acid Detergent Fiber Cellulose Sample Ruminant Animal 


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© Plenum Press, New York 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Natsuko Cyr
    • 1
  • R. M. Elofson
    • 2
  • G. W. Mathison
    • 2
  1. 1.Alberta Research CouncilEdmontonUSA
  2. 2.Animal Science DepartmentUniversity of AlbertaEdmontonUSA

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