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Table 1 Composition of grass species inflorescence used in the six dietary treatments

From: Fatty acid content and composition in edible Ruspolia differens feeding on mixtures of natural food plants

Treatment name Composition
One grass species inflorescence Congo signal grass Brachiaria ruziziensis R. Germ. & C.M.Evrard
Two grass species inflorescence mixtures Congo signal grass Brachiaria ruziziensis R.Germ. & C.M.Evrard
Ribbon bristle grass Setaria megaphylla (Steud.) T.Durand & Schinz
Three grass species inflorescence mixtures Congo signal grass Brachiaria ruziziensis R.Germ. & C.M.Evrard
Ribbon bristle grass Setaria megaphylla (Steud.) T.Durand & Schinz
Nandi grass Setaria sphacelata
Five grass species inflorescence mixtures Congo signal grass Brachiaria ruziziensis R.Germ. & C.M.Evrard
Ribbon bristle grass Setaria megaphylla (Steud.) T.Durand & Schinz
Nandi grass Setaria sphacelata
Antelope grass Echinochloa pyramidalis (Lam.) Hitchc. & Chase
Elephant grass Pennisetum purpureum Schumach.
Six grass species inflorescence mixtures Congo signal grass Brachiaria ruziziensis R.Germ. & C.M.Evrard
Ribbon bristle grass Setaria megaphylla (Steud.) T.Durand & Schinz
Nandi grass Setaria sphacelata
Antelope grass Echinochloa pyramidalis (Lam.) Hitchc. & Chase
Elephant grass Pennisetum purpureum Schumach.
Rhodes grass Chloris gayana Kunth
Eight grass species inflorescence mixtures Congo signal grass Brachiaria ruziziensis R.Germ. & C.M.Evrard
Ribbon bristle grass Setaria megaphylla (Steud.) T.Durand & Schinz
Nandi grass Setaria sphacelata
Antelope grass Echinochloa pyramidalis (Lam.) Hitchc. & Chase
Elephant grass Pennisetum purpureum Schumach.
Rhodes grass Chloris gayana Kunth
Wild finger millet Eleusine indica (L.) Gaertn
Guinea grass Panicum maximum Jacq.