Electronic Journal of Biotechnology ISSN: 0717-3458
  © 2007 by Universidad Católica de Valparaíso -- Chile
Vol. 9 No. 3, Issue of April 15, 2006
 


Table 2. Chemical analysis of the substrates under study at 0, 7 and 14 days of fermentation. The values reported are the mean of two measurements.

Substrate: citrus bagasse

Ferm. day

Dry weight  (w/w)

Protein (w/w)

ADF (w/w)

NDF (w/w)

0

19.8

0.6

4.5

4.7

7

16.8

0.8

3.5

4.0

14

16.7

0.8

3.1

3.6

Substrate: rice straw

Ferm. day

Dry weight (w/w)

Protein (w/w)

ADF (w/w)

NDF (w/w)

0

27.3

0.7

17.5

18.5

7

22.3

0.7

12.2

14.0

14

18.3

0.9

10.2

11.2

Substrate: rice straw + citrus bagasse 1:9 w/w

Ferm. day

Dry weight (w/w)

Protein (w/w)

ADF (w/w)

NDF (w/w)

0

20.0

0.5

6.12

6.3

7

14.8

0.7

4.8

5.3

14

14.4

0.6

4.3

4.8


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