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Forage Crops: Grass Tetany

Mayland, H.F. and Grunes, D.L. (1975) Forage Crops: Grass Tetany. In: Lapedes, Daniel N., (ed.) McGraw-Hill Yearbook of Science & Technology - 1975. pp. 206-207. McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York.


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Grass tetany is a magnesium (Mg) deficiency in cattle and other ruminants that has caused many livestock deaths in the United States and throughout the world. The occurrence of grass tetany depends greatly on forage constituents that reduce the availability of dietary Mg. Recent research findings are increasing our understanding of this difficult nutritional problem.

Item Type: Book Section
NWISRL Publication Number: 0318
Additional Information: Daniel N. Lapedes actually Editor-in-Chief
Subjects: Irrigated crops > Grass forage > Chemistry
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Depositing User: Dan Stieneke
Date Deposited: 20 Nov 2010 21:54
Last Modified: 15 Feb 2017 19:43
Item ID: 752

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