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Table 3 Disappearance (%) of cell wall components in raw wheat straw and enzyme treated wheat straw subjected to treatment with Ganoderma sp.

From: Treatment of wheat straw using tannase and white-rot fungus to improve feed utilization by ruminants

Substrate In vitro digestibility,% % Degradation L/C ratio*
Wt ADF Lignin Cellulose NDF HC CP
SSF treated WS (myco- straw) 26.8 ± 0.8 11.6 ± 0.2 17.3 ± 0.4 24.0 ± 0.5 22.6 ± 0.6 18.9 ± 0.4 21.7 ± 0.5 2.1 ± 0.02 0.23 ± 0.003
Tannin free ssf treated WS (0.1%) 32.2 ± 1.1 14.6 ± 0.3 20.3 ± 0.5 37.8 ± 1.3 20.4 ± 0.4 19.5 ± 0.4 17.9 ± 0.3 2.7 ± 0.04 0.18 ± 0.001
Tannin free ssf treated WS (0.2%) 27.9 ± 0.7 12.4 ± 0.2 14.2 ± 0.3 16.6 ± 0.3 21.9 ± 0.5 19.3 ± 0.2 29.6 ± 0.8 2.14 ± 0.03 0.25 ± 0.004
Tannin free ssf treated WS (0.3%) 24.2 ± 0.4 10.9 ± 0.1 10.1 ± 0.1 13.0 ± 0.2 24.5 ± 0.7 19.6 ± 0.3 39.1 ± 1.4 2.13 ± 0.03 0.27 ± 0.005
  1. ADF Acid detergent fiber, NDF Neutral detergent fiber, HC Hemicellulose, CP Crude protein; * data calculated on as such basis (w/w); Uninoculated wheat straw contains in vitro digestibility of 146 g/kg (14.6%).