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  1. Vol. 49 No. 5, p. 248-250
    Received: Nov 15, 1956

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The Nutrient Content of Fescue and Orchardgrass and Amino Acids in Other Grassland Species1

  1. M. C. Kik and
  2. R. D. Staten2



Samples of several grasses and legumes were collected throughout the growing season and analyses were run to determine the amount of vitamins, minerals and amino acids contained in fescue and orchardgrass and the amino acid content in 20 other herbage species. The average values for all species are presented. The amino acid values are in percent of total crude protein. The vitamin content for fescue and orchardgrass includes all known members of the vitamin B complex.

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