Effects of condensed tannins from Leucaena leucocephala (Lam.) de Wit hybrid on population and cellulolytic activity of rumen fungi

Condensed tannins (CT), which are secondary metabolites of Leucaena leucocephala, have both beneficial and harmful effects on ruminants. CT levels that do not exceed 5% dry matter (DM) could prevent bloat as well as provide bypass-protein to the animal. However, high levels of CT could reduce the nu...

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Main Author: Kok, Ching Mun
Format: Thesis
Published: 2012
Online Access:http://psasir.upm.edu.my/id/eprint/67013/1/IB%202012%2025%20IR.pdf
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