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Rhizoma peanut (Arachis glabrata)

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: This datasheet is pending revision and updating; its contents are currently derived from FAO's Animal Feed Resources Information System (1991-2002) and from Bo Göhl's Tropical Feeds (1976-1982).

Datasheet

Description
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Common names 
Rhizoma peanut, rhizoma perennial peanut, perennial forage peanut, amendoim bravo, mendoim do campo baixo
Synonyms 
Arachis hagenbeckii Harms
Feed categories 
Related feed(s) 
Description 
It is an aggressive plant and can suppress companion grasses when grown in mixtures but produced increased yield over grass alone.
Nutritional aspects
Ruminants 
Grazed in its natural habitats or used as forage plant. A. glabrata is best known and showed good performance in trials in Florida.
Nutritional tables
Tables of chemical composition and nutritional value 
References
References 
Datasheet citation 

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