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Table 2 Effects of CO2 and temperature treatments on DM, NDF and ADF digestibility at 24 and 48 h of wheat straw

From: The effect of increased atmospheric temperature and CO2 concentration during crop growth on the chemical composition and in vitro rumen fermentation characteristics of wheat straw

Index1, g/100 g Time, h CK CO2 TEM CO2 + TEM S.E.M P- Value2
DMD 24 16.41 ± 0.44a 14.88 ± 0.47ab 15.73 ± 0.60ab 14.60 ± 0.56b 0.31 ns
48 26.26 ± 0.63 25.43 ± 0.69 26.15 ± 0.55 24.32 ± 0.52 0.35 ns
NDFD 24 17.72 ± 0.49a 16.67 ± 0.32ab 17.02 ± 0.29ab 16.45 ± 0.41b 0.22 ns
48 32.59 ± 0.79 31.39 ± 0.56 31.55 ± 0.70 30.49 ± 1.12 0.41 ns
ADFD 24 12.24 ± 0.91 11.03 ± 0.55 10.82 ± 0.50 10.39 ± 0.44 0.34 ns
48 28.69 ± 1.20 27.36 ± 0.66 27.50 ± 0.74 26.35 ± 0.40 0.42 ns
  1. 1 DMD dry matter digestibility; NDFD Neutral detergent fiber digestibility; ADFD Acid detergent fiber digestibility
  2. 2ns = non-significant (P > 0.05)
  3. a,bValues within a column with different superscript letters are significantly different (P < 0.05)