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Lyebush (Salsola aphylla)

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: This datasheet is pending revision and updating; its contents are currently derived from FAO's Animal Feed Resources Information System (1991-2002) and from Bo Göhl's Tropical Feeds (1976-1982).

Datasheet

Description
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Common names 
Lyebush
Related feed(s) 
Description 
Shrub up to 2 m high with thin straight branches bearing very small but distinctly succulent leaves that are about as long as they are broad. The fruit is spherical with a crown of translucent wings. Occurs on saline soils, often along rivers, and seldom reaches maximum height because it is so heavily grazed.
Nutritional tables
Tables of chemical composition and nutritional value 

Avg: average or predicted value; SD: standard deviation; Min: minimum value; Max: maximum value; Nb: number of values (samples) used

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: This datasheet is pending revision and updating; its contents are currently derived from FAO's Animal Feed Resources Information System (1991-2002) and from Bo Göhl's Tropical Feeds (1976-1982).

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 28.1 1
Crude protein % DM 20.0 1
Crude fibre % DM 14.9 1
Ether extract % DM 2.0 1
Ash % DM 28.6 1
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 14.4 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 15.5 1
Phosphorus g/kg DM 1.6 1

The asterisk * indicates that the average value was obtained by an equation.

References

Henrici, 1935

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:44:30

References
Datasheet citation 

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