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fodder

feed for herbivorous animals, usually used to describe dried leafy material such as hay. See also forage.

fodder beet
a root crop grown solely as a source of feed for cattle, possibly sheep. Lactic acidosis, oxalate andnitrite poisoning are all possible with fodder beet feeding. See also betavulgaris, carbohydrate engorgement.
fodder crop
crops being grown for hay, e.g. oats, barley, wheat. Can also be used for grazing and may cause hypomagnesemia or nitrite poisoning. The group of diseases is known as cereal crop poisoning.
fodder poisoning
an all-embracing term used with reference to sickness occurring in animals being fed hay which is often moldy or damaged in some way. See also mycotoxicosis.
fodder radish
see raphanussativus.
fodder sorghum
sorghumbicolor.
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Growing costs for fodder beet are typically almost three times that of kale but this was cancelled out by the latter's high DM contents.
It is concluded that combined application of gypsum at 25% of SGR plus FM @ 10 t ha-1 with chiseling in salt-affected field effectively improved growth of fodder beet and reclaimed saline-sodic soil and have future prospects.
Developed from the White Silesian fodder beet, the sugar beet now contributes 20 percent of worldwide sugar production.
2006) and to some extent on fodder beet in the salt-affected soils (Niazi et al.
Fodder beet is not common in the Sudan, and no data is available on its effect on meat production, so there is a real need for scientific research concerning its feeding value under Sudan conditions.
The three varieties submitted for marketing authorisation are:- a genetically-modified variety of rapeseed tolerant to the herbicide glufosinate ammonium notified by the German company Hoechst Schering AgrEvo,- a transgenic rape notified by the Ghent-based Belgian company Plant Genetic Systems, and- a genetically-engineered fodder beet notified by the Danish companies DLF Trifolium A/S and Danisco Seed Denmark.
Home farm consists of 356ha in total - 287ha of pasture, 50ha of environmental grazing on wetlands and sand dunes, 9ha of fodder beet and 10ha of spring barley.
This year they're going outside after a few days and ad-lib feeding on 10 acres of fodder beet stubble, supplemented by 30% protein dynabloc with minerals.
They are produced from normal farm crops such as cereals, oilseeds, sugar beet and fodder beet.
Mr Thomas claimed that the Government's true attitude to GM crops would be demonstrated tomorrow, when a committee of EU member states' civil servants will vote on whether to allow unrestricted planting of new varieties of GM oilseed rape developed by AgrEvo, and a GM fodder beet developed by Monsanto.