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Grass tetany

Mayland, H.F. and Greene, L.W. and Robinson, D.L. and Wilkinson, S.R. (1990) Grass tetany. In: A review of Mg in the soil-plant-animal continuum. pp. 29-41. Proc. 25th Ann. PNW Anim. Nutri. Conf. Canada-BC-Vancouver, 1990/11/06-08.


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Grass tunny is a metabolic disorder of ruminant animals that results from a deficiency of available Mg in the diet. The etiology of tetany is complicated by the many soil, plant, and animal factors that influence Mg availability to plants and in tuns to animals. This review will highlight some of these factors and provide management information which will minimize the impact of this disorder. Only the most recent and pertinent literature citations are included. A more detailed bibliographic list is available from the authors.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
NWISRL Publication Number: 0722
Subjects: Irrigated crops > Grass forage > Chemistry
Mass Import - autoclassified (may be erroneous)
Depositing User: Dan Stieneke
Date Deposited: 20 Nov 2010 21:57
Last Modified: 09 Dec 2016 17:36
Item ID: 1054

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