STARCH

Carbohydrate found chiefly in seeds, fruits, tubers, roots, an stem pith of plants notably in corn, potatoes, wheat and rice. Warm season grasses (C4 plants) store starch in chloroplasts in leaf tissue. C4 grasses such as Bermuda Paspalum or Rhodes grasses grown under heat stress may contain considerable starch in leafy tissue. Nutritionally, it is referred to as non-structural carbohydrate as opposed to the carbohydrate found in the neutral detergent fiber of the plant.




Keywords:STARCH   Doc ID:56501
Owner:Antonio A.Group:DS 414 Ruminant Nutrition
Created:2015-09-17 10:42 CSTUpdated:2020-08-30 14:36 CST
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