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Sorghum (Sorghum plumosum)

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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Related feed(s) 
Description 
Native pastures of dry grasslands in northern Australia. S. plumosum is tufted perennial 60-120 cm tall. Common and often co-dominant throughout N Australia. Burning produces little effect on the grass.
Distribution 
Northern Australia
Nutritional aspects
Ruminants 
The stems are hard and the herbage is of moderate quality but well grazed when not too old.
Nutritional tables
Tables of chemical composition and nutritional value 
References
Datasheet citation 

DATASHEET UNDER CONSTRUCTION. DO NOT QUOTE. http://www.feedipedia.org/node/651 Last updated on March 16, 2010, 17:13

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