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Pigeon pea (Cajanus cajan), aerial part, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 31.8 7.6 24.4 49.7 15  
Crude protein % DM 19.0 4.7 10.1 26.7 33  
Crude fibre % DM 30.6 6.5 21.3 45.1 21  
NDF % DM 47.5 8.4 37.2 62.9 11  
ADF % DM 30.5 6.7 15.7 38.7 11  
Lignin % DM 15.1 3.6 7.3 21.4 12  
Ether extract % DM 4.3 1.1 2.4 6.1 16  
Ash % DM 6.1 1.0 4.0 8.8 31  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 19.7   19.7 24.5 2 *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 7.2 1.7 4.6 10.8 19  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 1.8 0.5 1.0 2.6 15  
Potassium g/kg DM 14.7 4.1 9.1 20.8 12  
Sodium g/kg DM 0.3   0.2 0.3 2  
Magnesium g/kg DM 2.4 1.2 1.5 5.5 13  
Manganese mg/kg DM 74   73 75 2  
Zinc mg/kg DM 39   23 54 2  
Copper mg/kg DM 10   7 12 2  
Iron mg/kg DM 213   181 244 2  
               
Amino acids Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Arginine % protein 5.7       1  
Histidine % protein 2.7       1  
Isoleucine % protein 3.8       1  
Leucine % protein 6.6       1  
Lysine % protein 2.2       1  
Phenylalanine % protein 4.2       1  
Threonine % protein 5.8       1  
Valine % protein 5.2       1  
               
Secondary metabolites Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Tannins (eq. tannic acid) g/kg DM 28.0       1  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, ruminants % 64.6         *
OM digestibility, ruminants (gas production) % 69       1  
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 61.7         *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 12.1         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 9.6         *
ME ruminants (gas production) MJ/kg DM 10.2       1  
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 64.5   60.0 69.0 2  
a (N) % 30.8       1  
b (N) % 58.6       1  
c (N) h-1 0.120       1  
Nitrogen degradability (effective, k=4%) % 75         *
Nitrogen degradability (effective, k=6%) % 70         *

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

References

Adjolohoun, 2008; Ahmed et al., 2003; Ajayi et al., 2009; Axtmayer et al., 1938; Barnes, 1998; CIRAD, 1991; FUSAGx/CRAW, 2009; Kambashi et al., 2014; Krauss, 1921; Meale et al., 2012; Mecha et al., 1980; Omokanye et al., 2001; Padilla et al., 2002; Pires et al., 2006; Silva et al., 2010; Work, 1937

Last updated on 21/09/2016 16:29:22

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