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Table 4 Effect of elemental sulfur (S), urea (U) and fresh cassava root (FCR) on in vitro dry matter (IVDMD), in vitro neutral detergent fiber degradability (IVNDFD) and in vitro acid detergent fiber degradability (IVADFD)

From: Sulfur, fresh cassava root and urea independently enhanced gas production, ruminal characteristics and in vitro degradability

Treatments S (%) U (%) FCR (mg) IVDMD (%) IVNDFD (%) IVADFD (%)
T1 0 2 0 59.56 50.17 27.59
T2 0 4 0 60.80 52.03 28.49
T3 1 2 0 61.64 52.18 27.58
T4 1 4 0 62.73 53.45 28.38
T5 2 2 0 62.65 52.03 28.65
T6 2 4 0 62.96 53.33 29.42
T7 0 2 200 59.69 49.62 28.46
T8 0 4 200 61.95 54.91 28.94
T9 1 2 200 63.98 53.63 28.70
T10 1 4 200 62.77 54.51 29.29
T11 2 2 200 62.60 51.43 30.27
T12 2 4 200 63.58 53.84 31.34
T13 0 2 300 60.82 51.45 29.47
T14 0 4 300 62.18 54.79 30.01
T15 1 2 300 62.48 53.66 29.81
T16 1 4 300 63.01 54.35 30.47
T17 2 2 300 63.44 53.44 31.16
T18 2 4 300 60.80 55.94 31.86
T19 0 2 400 61.30 50.29 28.94
T20 0 4 400 62.69 53.66 29.62
T21 1 2 400 62.21 54.35 29.21
T22 1 4 400 62.79 51.61 29.64
T23 2 2 400 63.07 54.05 30.25
T24 2 4 400 63.07 54.05 30.51
SEM 0.75 1.32 0.27
S (%)
 0 60.82b 52.15b 29.51b
 1 62.68a 53.78a 29.71b
 2 63.06a 53.21a 30.51a
P-Value <0.0001 0.044 <0.0001
U (%)
 2 61.48b 51.95b 29.65b
 4 62.50a 54.14a 30.17a
P-Value 0.009 0.0005 0.0001
FCR (mg)
 0 61.72 52.20 29.80
 200 62.42 52.99 30.03
 300 62.56 54.02 30.05
 400 62.06 52.99 29.76
P-Value 0.067 0.158 0.159
Interaction
 S*U 0.029 0.150 0.669
 S*FCR 0.644 0.959 0.714
 U*FCR 0.775 0.845 0.953
 S*U*FCR 0.341 0.972 0.956
  1. a,b,c means within column showed with different superscript letter accepted significantly different