Chemical Characterisation of Shrubs Browses from Salt Affect Soils and Pothohar Plateau in Pakistan for their Nutritional and Anti-nutritional Compounds

Published on: 01/21/2014
Author/s : M. Riaz1, A.S. Chaudhary2 and Syed Hassan Raza1 Department of Livestock Management, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad. Dept. of AFRD, University of Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK

Introduction Pakistan is comprised of large number of livestock population with a contribution of more than half 50 % value added share in the agricultural GDP. Livestock are the back bone of the socio-economic structure of the small land holders in the rural areas of the country (Raza and Rowlinson 2004; Raza et al., 2000 and Sultan et al., 2007, ). The land allocation for livestock production i...

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January 21, 2014
keeping in view the trend of farmers bringing more land under cultivation, there is dire need of seeing alternative sources having potential to b as important source of feed especially in worst condition like seasonal scarcity as well as after floods.
Syed Hassan Raza has done marvellous job but he kept himself restricted to few bushes while there r lot of bushes as well as trees which may b rightly called fodder trees. hope some other scientist will expand the scope of the subject...i must congratulate syed sb for this good keep it up
Tariq Mahmood Tariq Mahmood
Animal Nutritionist
January 21, 2014
very informative article sir.
Drmuhammad Shafique Drmuhammad Shafique
Veterinary Doctor
January 22, 2014
it is a good effort to feed livestock shrubs of various kinds. it is very difficult in some parts of year to feed the livestock.o really appreciate the efforts of DR. HASSAN RAZA.
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