ensilage


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ensilage:

see silagesilage
or ensilage
, succulent, moist feed made by storing a green crop in a silo. The crop most used for silage is corn; others are sorghum, sunflowers, legumes, and grass.
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In accord with Gebrehanna, Gordon, Madani, VanderZaag, and Wood (2014), the increase in losses by effluents raises the losses of nutrients by leaching with the effluent produced during the ensilage, representing losings in the silage nutritive value.
Silage is a basic material for animal feed in the form of grass or leguminosae kept fresh through ensilage process.
Persistence of Escherichia coli, Salmonella choleraesuis, Aujeszky's Disease virus and blue eye disease virus in ensilages base on the solid fraction of pig.
64%), leading to lower losses during the fermentation process, lower ensilage costs, and higher final volume of available food.
Overall the values found for aflatoxins and for OTA were not alarmingly high, although the frequency of toxigenic Aspergillus species was quite high in these maize samples, both as fresh produce and after experimental model ensilage.
Chemical changes during ensilage and in sacco degradation of two tropical grasses: rhodesgrass and guineagrass treated with cell wall-degrading enzymes.
Shoppers could choose from six hay forks, six header forks, one baler press fork, one barley fork, two ensilage forks, 12 manure forks, four spading forks, one potato-digging fork, one potato scoop fork, one beet fork, one shaving fork, one cotton seed fork, a fork for cinders, ore or stone, one coke fork and one coal fork.
Lot no 1 Intitule fourniture et ensilage de bois dchiquet
The tested crop was corn, hybrid AG 1051 from Agroceres, which was developed for the production of green corn and silage, and has semi-early cycle, on average, 115 days for ensilage and 144 days for grain harvest, high production of grains and fresh matter with good digestibility.
Cette plante est utilisee comme fourrage vert ou sec et ensilage, comme elle peut etre annexee aux differents aliments de betail.
Because of its drought tolerance and high forage production, sorghum is an alternative [1], thereby providing the opportunity to increase the areas where ensilage crops can be produced.