(n.) The lucern (Medicago sativa); -- so called in California, Texas, etc.
(1) Preserving alfalfa as silage and feeding in a TMR to cows in early lactation resulted in greater milk production via increased DMI or improved feed efficiency compared with preserving alfalfa as hay and feeding grain separately.
(2) The clover constituents chiefly incriminated for these effects are glycosides of the isoflavone derivatives genistein and its 4'-methyl ether biochanin-A, daidzein and its 4'-methyl ether formononetin, and pratensein; coumestrol and its 3'- and 4'-methyl ethers account for the estrogenic activity of alfalfa.
(3) 2, measurements were performed on ground alfalfa hay, alfalfa silage, and bromegrass hay containing 42.6, 35, and 66.4% NDF, respectively.
(4) Consumption of alfalfa hay resulted in the highest total viable counts of rumen bacteria but a lower proportion of fibrolytic counts than seen on the grass diets.
(5) The culture maintained at pH 6.7 contained the types of bacteria often found in high concentration in the rumen, whereas the culture maintained at pH 5.0 had a high percentage of bacteria which could not be identified with the major rumen bacteria found in rumens of animals fed alfalfa hay.
(6) As the result of differences in drug intake by individual calves, a pelleted feed additive given as top dress on chopped alfalfa hay gave an unsatisfactory mean anthelmintic response.
(7) Mutations in all 13 groups, in an otherwise wild-type genetic background, are Fix+ on alfalfa.
(8) Sperm cells within pollen grains and pollen tubes of alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.) were observed at the ultrastructural level, and their plastid DNA was detected by DAPI (4,6-diamidino-2-phenylindole) staining.
(9) Ewes were fed a 50:50 mixture of alfalfa and prairie hay ad libitum and either no concentrates (C), .4 kg concentrates .
(10) In 1988, seven ewes were fed a basal feed consisting of alfalfa and 15% locoweed, and five control ewes were fed pelleted alfalfa.
(11) More efficient use of ME for growth by animals fed alfalfa compared with orchardgrass may be related to differences in digestible OM composition, load of digestive tract content, and composition of absorbed nutrients.
(12) Initiation of polypeptide synthesis in a cell-free system of Escherichia coli directed by alfalfa mosaic virus RNA 4 was studied by using either fMet-tRNA or Ac-Phe-tRNA as initiator tRNA.
(13) Holstein and crossbred steers fed alfalfa haylage had significantly lower average daily gain, feed efficiency, dressing percentage, and empty body fat and required more days on feed to reach slaughter end points, but had higher total feed energy intake available for production.
(14) Apparent digestibilities of DM, OM, CP, neutral detergent solubles and permanganate lignin were higher (P less than .01) and digestibilities of NDF and ADF, hemicellulose and cellulose were lower (P less than .01) for steers consuming alfalfa compared to orchardgrass silage.
(15) Total mixed diets containing 25% corn silage, 25% alfalfa hay, and 50% of respective concentrate mixtures were fed individually wk 4 through 16 postpartum; pretreatment (wk 3 postpartum), milk production, and composition data were used as covariates.
(16) We have previously shown that an ndvA mutant exhibited reduced motility and formed small, white, empty nodules on alfalfa roots.
(17) Alfalfa and PIB alone, and synergistically, decrease total small-bowel lipid synthesis, specifically that of FA.
(18) Alfalfa plants of a resistant, a susceptible and a highly susceptible strains were grown in unlimed soil at pH 5.8 and in limed one at pH 6.9 and inoculated by the pathogens of vascular wilt, Corynebacterium insidiosum and Verticillium albo-atrum.
(19) The six silage treatments were untreated corn silage (low nitrogen); untreated corn silage and untreated alfalfa silage (1:1); untreated corn silage and formaldehyde and formic acid-treated alfalfa silage (1:1); ammonia-treated corn silage (low nitrogen); treated corn silage and untreated alfalfa silage (1:1); or treated corn silage and treated alfalfa silage (1:1).
(20) In Experiment 2, 17 mature Holstein cows were used in an identical design except that alfalfa haylage was used as the forage.
(a.) Of or pertaining to Great Britain or to its inhabitants; -- sometimes restricted to the original inhabitants.
(n. pl.) People of Great Britain.
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