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close this bookBetter Farming Series 43 - Feeding Animals on Straw (FAO, 1995, 30 p.)
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View the documentA critical consensus
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Books to read

Bunch, R. 1982. Two ears of corn. A guide to people centered agricultural improvement. Oklahoma City, USA, World Neighbors.

Doyle, P.T.C. & Pearce, G.R. 1986. Rice straw as a feed for ruminants. International Development Programme of Australian Universities and Colleges Limited.

FAO.1992. Tropical feeds. Rome. (Revised diskette ed.)

skov, E.R. & Ryle, M. 1990. Energy nutrition in ruminants. The Netherlands, Elsevier.

Preston, T.R. & Leng, R.A. 1987. Matching ruminants production systems with available resources in the tropics and subtropics. Armidale, Australia, Penambul Books.

Schiere, J.B. & Ibrahim, M.N.M. 1989. Feeding of urea- ammonia treated rice straw. A compilation of miscellaneous reports produced by the Straw Utilization Project (Sri Lanka). Wageningen, the Netherlands, Pudoc.

Sundst. & Owen, E.C., eds.1984. Straw and other fibrous byproducts as feed. The Netherlands, Elsevier.