The Oxalate, Tannin, Crude Fiber, and Crude Protein Composition of Young Plants of Some Atriplex Species
AuthorDavis, A. M.
KeywordsWestern States (USA)
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CitationDavis, A. M. (1981). The oxalate, tannin, crude fiber, and crude protein composition of young plants of some Atriplex species. Journal of Range Management, 34(4), 329-331.
PublisherSociety for Range Management
JournalJournal of Range Management
AbstractOxalate, tannin, crude fiber, and crude protein contents were determined in 11 introduced Atriplex species and four species native to western North America that might be browsed by wildlife and livestock. Atriplex species of foreign origin resembled domestic species in content of oxalate, tannins, crude fiber, and crude protein, with averages and range similar to those of A. canescens. These foreign species could fit into a range ecosystem to improve the quality and quantity of different browse species.