Nurul Fitri Sari(1*), Roni Ridwan(2), Yantyati Widyastuti(3)

(1) Research Center for Biotechnology, Indonesian Institute of Sciences
(2) Research Center for Biotechnology, Indonesian Institute of Sciences
(3) Research Center for Biotechnology, Indonesian Institute of Sciences
(*) Corresponding Author


West Nusa Tenggara province is one potential area for farming of cattle and has been chosen as location for developing a Technopark in Banyumulek. Forage preservation as silage is a program to support the sustainability of forage for beef cattle. Silage was made using whole corn crop and additives of rice bran and Lactobacillus plantarum 1A-2 as inoculum under a block randomized design. Three treatments were given and 10 replications of each month. Evaluation of silage quality, based on chemical and microbiological analysis, showed that silage making during 3 months in Technopark Banyumulek is good and stable. 



Lactobacillus plantarum 1A-2; Silage; Stability; Technopark of Banyumulek; Whole corn crop

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