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Table 1 Chemical composition of autoclaved wheat straw and wood chips before and after treatment with L. edodes for 2, 4, 8 and 12 wk

From: Selective ligninolysis of wheat straw and wood chips by the white-rot fungus Lentinula edodes and its influence on in vitro rumen degradability

Substrate Treatment time, wk Contents, g/kg DM Amounts, g DM loss, % IVGP, mL/g OM
ADL HC Cell ADL HC Cell
Wheat straw 0 81.1a 260.1a 479.6b,c 7.5a 24.2a 44.6 0c 252.8a,b
2 74.6b 202.7b 461.2c 6.4b 17.4b 39.5 8c 247.8b
4 57.0c 148.1c 496.3b 4.7c 12.2c 41.0 11b,c 277.0a,b
8 33.2d 94.6d 537.3a 2.4d 6.9d 39.1 22b 287.3a,b
12 15.5e 87.2d 544.2a 1.0e 5.7d 35.6 30a 311.2a
RMSE 2.22 11.48 11.80 0.29 1.22 3.21 0.05 22.40
P-value <0.01 <0.01 <0.01 <0.01 <0.01 0.07 <0.01 0.03
Wood chips 0 198.21 140.8a 445.5c 15.4a 11.0a 35.3 0 54.0c
2 187.3a,b 96.3a,b 486.2b 15.1a 7.8a,b 39.2 0 55.4c
4 163.8b 103.6a,b 497.4a,b 10.1b 6.8a,b 31.1 20 120.7b
8 126.6c 79.9b 520.6a 8.8b 5.6b 36.1 11 169.6a
12 107.0c 105.6a,b 436.5c 6.9b 6.8a,b 28.5 17 177.4a
RMSE 9.49 16.97 11.59 1.44 1.81 4.53 1.2 16.12
P-value <0.01 0.02 <0.01 <0.01 0.04 0.10 0.16 <0.01
  1. Values with different superscripts within column are significantly (P < 0.05) different
  2. ADL acid detergent lignin, HC hemicellulose, Cell cellulose, DM loss dry matter loss, IVGP in vitro gas production, RMSE root-mean-square error