List of Figures

 

 
     
1.1
The changing demand for meat \ milk in developing countries according to per capita income
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2.1
Intake by cattle of low digestibility forages either unsupplemented or supplemented with bypass protein or bypass protein and urea
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2.2
A model of effect of increasing efficiency of cell synthesis on various products of the true digestion of 1 kg. of polysaccharide in the rumen.
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2.3
A model of relationship between the efficiency of nett microbial cell synthesis and the protein ratios in the products of the true digestion of 1 kg. of polysaccharide in the rumen.
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2.4
The effects of the level rumen ammonia on the intake and in sacco digestibility of the straw by cattle
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2.5
The effects of increasing levels of the rumen ammonia on rumen microbial growth, in sacco digestibility of oaten chaff and fungal and protozoal biomass.
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2.6
Schematic relationship between diet quality an food conversion efficency
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3.1
Summary liveweight responses of young Bos indicus cross cattle to various levels of urea during the dry season in Northern Australia
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3.2
The pattern of milk production in several villages in India where similar cattle and buffalo were fed with or without MUMB
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3.3
Milk collection records and the sale of supplements in a milk co-operative in the Kedah district of India
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3.4
The response in liveweight gain of cattle fed basal poor quality forage supplemented with cottonseed meal
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4.1
Examples of hydrolyzable and condensed tannins and their constituent units
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4.2
A theoretical balance of nutrients arising from feeding soluble protein, insoluble protein and carbohydrate to ruminants
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4.3
Cattle growth on pasture as a function of pasture type, fertilizer application and legume concentration
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4.4
Tree fodders for cattle production in the tropics: Gliricidia sepium plus Pachecoa venezuelensis
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4.5
Tree fodder for cattle production in the tropics: Leucaena pallidum 
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4.6
Tree fodders (protein banks) for cattle production in the tropics: Gliricidia sepium
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4.7
Tree fodder for cattle production in the tropics: Albizia chinensis
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5.1
Effects of supplementation of lambs fed oaten chaff without supplements and with \ without treated lucerne
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5.2
Tree fodders (protein banks) for cattle production in the tropics: 
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5.3
Tree fodders (protein banks) for cattle production in the tropics: 
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