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- Goplen, B. P., et al. Show all 4 Authors
- Crop science 1982 v.22 no.3 pp. 564-568
- animal nutrition; plant genetics; plant breeding
- ... To develop the basic knowledge for breeding a bloat-safe alfalfa (Medicago saliva L.) cultivar, the extent of leaf tissue disruption by rumen microbes was measured using a modified nylon bag technique. Only green leaf fragments were retained for determination of undigested dry matter. Among six legume forages, the relative rates of leaf tissue disruption were: alfalfa = red clover (Trifolium prate ...