Wheatgrass jointing stage – optimum period of growth

The effect of stage of growth on the chemistry of the grasses. Kohler G. J. Biol. Chem. 1944. 152:215-223 Younger grass tends to be richer in protein, soluble carbohydrates, carotene, vitamin C, thiamine and riboflavin. Using oats, Kohler found that several of the vitamins, protein, crude fat and chlorophyll reached peak concentrations at or…

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