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Nutritional Important for Livestock Growth in Wetland Halophytes: A Review

M Muthukumaran*

Department of Chemistry, Puducherry Technological University, India

*Corresponding Author: M Muthukumaran, Department of Chemistry, Puducherry Technological University, India.

Received: July 21, 2021; Published: September 20, 2021

Abstract

  Halophytes are highest salt tolerant conditional flora (>200mM) in estuarial wetland and marine ecosystem [1]. It is well known that mangrove wetlands play an important role in supplementing the nutrition of livestock growth and milk production [2,3]. Review of the optimal nutrient composition and bioactive components of mangrove flora and their associates documented on the basis of protein, lipid, carbohydrates, chlorophylls, drugs and other components [3-5]. Previous studies on mangrove flora in Gujarat, Ahmedabad, Kutch, Bharuch, Maharashtra, Goa, Tamil Nadu and Pondicherry have found that nutrients are an effective fodder in India and beneficial to livestock [6-11]. Similar studies have been reported in worldwide, especially in Africa, New Zealand, the Red Sea, Oman, the Gulf of Aden, China, Iran, Vietnam, Egypt, Qatar, Arabia and Pakistan [12-20].

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Citation

Citation: M Muthukumaran. “Nutritional Important for Livestock Growth in Wetland Halophytes: A Review" Acta Scientific Veterinary Sciences 4.1 (2022): 25-27.

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Copyright: © 2022 M Muthukumaran. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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