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Table 5 Pairwise comparison for fodder grasses having similar RFC

From: Ethnobotanical studies of fodder grass resources for ruminant animals, based on the traditional knowledge of indigenous communities in Central Punjab Pakistan

Fodder grasses Total gained % points Rank
GROUP A (RFC =0.664)
Bothiochloa Bladhi 87.5 1st
Dicanthium annulatum 85.5 2nd
Setaria Viridis 84.5 3rd
Eleusine indica 84 4th
GROUP B (RFC =0.554)
Setaria pumila 87 1st
Agrostis gigantea 79 2nd
GROUP B (RFC = 0.518)
Dactyloctenium aegyptium 89.2 1st
Chrysopogon aucheri 88 2nd
Chrysopogon zizanioides 86 3rd
Saccharum bengalense 80 4th
Sorghum bicolor 79.6 5th
GROUP C (RFC = 0.474)
Phalaris minor 92.6 1st
Saccharum spontaneum 90.6 2nd
Desmostachya bipinnata 87.3 3rd
GROUP D (RFC = 0.379)
Echinochloa colona 59 1st
Cenchrus biflorus 55 2nd
Eragrostis pilosa 54 3rd
GROUP D (RFC = 0.372)
Brachiaria ramosa 36 1st
Avena sativa 35.3 2nd
Poa annua 34.6 3rd
GROUP D (RFC = 0.35)
Echinochloa crus-galli 31.3 1st
Eragrostis japonica 30 2nd
GROUP E (RFCs = 0.255)
Cenchrus setiger 27 1st
Ottochloa compressa 29 2nd
GROUP E (RFC = 0.24)
Dactylis glomerata 30 1st
Lolium temulentum 29.3 2nd
Leptochloa panicea 27.3 3rd