Feeding Values of Different Varieties of Pumpkins for Livestock

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1943/1944
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French,M.H
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Pumpkins fQrm a valuable succulent fQQdstuff fQr almQst all classes of farm live stQck and are Qf particular value in areas with a IQW summer rainfall and a long dry winter. In these areas, green fQdders are nQt available in the winter unless grQwn under irrigatiQn or preserved in the form Qf silage. MQst of Tanganyika is supplied with insufficient water for irrigation and sO' pumpkins eQuid fit intO' nQrmal farming practice with great advantage to' the live stQck. It was therefQre decided to' determine the feeding values Qf fQur distinct varieties cultivated by natives, chiefly for their own cQnsumptiQn, tQgether with three Qther varieties Qbtained from South African Dutch farmers and Qriginating from the UniQn.
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East African Agricultural And Forestry Journal, 9 (IX), p. 221-224
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