Gall oak


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the oak (Quercus infectoria) which yields the galls of commerce.

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Results showed that DM and Ca in the gall oak were distinctly low in April.
Key Words: forage quality, Mediterranean basin, Shrublands, gall oak, Christ's thorn.
However, information on the nutritive value of Christ's thorn, gall oak and herbaceous species are very limited.
The shrubland is covered mostly with gall oak (Quercus infectoria Oliv.
Changes in the nutritional composition (DM, Ash, CP, DMD, ME, Ca, and P) of gall oak and Christ's thorn were found significant while NDF, ADF and ADL did not indicate any significance between the months (Table 2).
Minimum dry matter content of the gall oak was recorded (316.
Dry matter contents of gall oak and Christ's thorn were lowest in April and May, tending to increase in the following months reaching to maximum in November and December during which the leaves turned yellow.
Nutritional composition of gall oak and Christ's thorn in the Mediterranean shrubland (mean values, DM basis).
Protein was high in the gall oak and Christ's thorn during the spring and summer and in herbaceous during the spring, fall and winter.
The bulk of the acorn harvest comes from the holm oak (from November to February), but the season would be too short without the earlier harvests of Spanish and gall oak and the late cork oak season, which, between them, stretch the acorn-chomping period from September almost to April.
The broad canopies of the cork oaks, holm oaks, gall oaks and wild olives shelter a remarkably rich undergrowth containing gorses, heathers, broom and strawberry and more than 140 species of plant with aromatic and medicinal properties, such as lavender, oregano, rosemary, mint, digitalis and rock roses.