Sugarcane Molasse and Whey as Additives in the Silage of Lemongrass (Cymbopogon citratus [DC.] Stapf) Leaves Melaza de Caña de Azúcar y Suero de Leche como Aditivos en el Ensilaje de Hojas de Zacate de Limón (Cymbopogon citratus [DC.] Stapf)

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Lucía María Cristina Ventura-Canseco; José Alfredo Mendoza Nunez; Miguel Abud-Archila; Maria Ángela Oliva-Llaven; Luc Dendooven; Federico A. Gutiérrez-Miceli;
(2012)
  • Publisher: Instituto de Investigaciones Agropecuarias, INIA
  • Journal: Chilean Journal of Agricultural Research (issn: 0718-5820, eissn: 0718-5839)
  • Subject: lactic acid | Agriculture | Silage quality | S | metodología de superficie de respuesta | ácido láctico | GE1-350 | pH | response surface methodology | calidad del ensilado | Environmental sciences

After extraction of essential oil from lemongrass (Cymbopogon citratus [DC.] Stapf) leaves by steam distillation (heat treatment), large amounts of organic wastes are obtained. This by-product could easily be used as animal feed. The potential of sugarcane molasse and w... View more
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