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Table 1 Composition of the forages used as substrates before incubation (g/kg DM)

From: Characterization of natural co-cultures of Piromyces with Methanobrevibacter ruminantium from yaks grazing on the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau: a microbial consortium with high potential in plant biomass degradation

  Wheat straw Corn stalk Rice straw Chinese wildrye Medicago sativa
Dry matter 939.57 940.05 953.40 939.33 952.40
Crude protein 34.10 47.89 49.29 87.81 203.82
Crude fat 7.93 21.67 4.63 8.00 9.00
NDF 782.94 752.41 717.3 752.82 426.07
ADF 503.53 426.29 444.69 408.65 324.91
Ash 108.59 65.11 124.24 54.49 106.82
Ferulic acid 3.26 7.53 6.06 6.40 1.50
p-Coumaric acid 5.04 14.71 7.26 6.22 1.08