This review gives the history of gas production techniques for forage evaluation, a general description of the method and what it measures. Data processing and interpretation of results, applications of the technique, relation of fermentation data to in vivo parameters, advantages and limitations, and future use and avenues for research are discussed.
|Title of host publication||Forage Evaluation in Ruminant Nutrition|
|Editors||D.I. Givens, E. Owen, R.F.E. Axford, H.M. Omed|
|Publisher||CABI Publishing Wallingford|
|Number of pages||25|
|Publication status||Published - 2000|