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Pigeon pea (Cajanus cajan), seeds

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 89.2 2.0 86.2 92.8 13  
Crude protein % DM 22.4 2.5 18.4 27.8 15  
Crude fibre % DM 8.5 2.1 5.8 11.2 14  
NDF % DM 18.8   15.5 22.1 2  
ADF % DM 13.2   10.5 15.8 2  
Ether extract % DM 2.2 1.8 0.9 7.7 14  
Ash % DM 4.6 0.9 3.6 7.1 17  
Starch (polarimetry) % DM 45.8       1  
Total sugars % DM 2.2       1  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.7 0.6 18.1 19.7 6 *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 3.6 3.7 1.2 9.6 8  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 3.3 1.5 1.0 6.0 9  
Potassium g/kg DM 10.1 5.3 3.8 14.8 5  
Magnesium g/kg DM 1.4 0.2 1.2 1.7 5  
Manganese mg/kg DM 17       1  
Zinc mg/kg DM 69       1  
Copper mg/kg DM 22       1  
               
Amino acids Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Alanine % protein 5.2 1.4 3.6 6.3 3  
Arginine % protein 5.7 1.5 3.2 6.8 5  
Aspartic acid % protein 9.7 1.8 7.6 11.0 3  
Cystine % protein 1.5 0.4 1.1 2.2 6  
Glutamic acid % protein 19.1 4.8 15.9 24.7 3  
Glycine % protein 3.9 0.2 3.6 4.0 3  
Histidine % protein 3.2 0.5 2.2 3.8 7  
Isoleucine % protein 3.7 0.4 3.1 4.1 7  
Leucine % protein 7.2 1.1 5.5 8.6 7  
Lysine % protein 6.5 0.8 5.6 7.8 7  
Methionine % protein 1.0 0.4 0.3 1.5 7  
Phenylalanine % protein 8.9 0.9 7.7 10.4 7  
Proline % protein 4.4   3.5 5.4 2  
Serine % protein 4.5 0.3 4.2 4.8 3  
Threonine % protein 3.4 0.6 2.6 3.9 7  
Tryptophan % protein 0.6 0.2 0.3 0.9 5  
Tyrosine % protein 2.4 1.0 0.4 3.8 7  
Valine % protein 4.5 1.0 2.9 5.7 7  
               
Secondary metabolites Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Tannins (eq. tannic acid) g/kg DM 3.9   3.0 4.9 2  
Tannins, condensed (eq. catechin) g/kg DM 11.1       1  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, ruminants % 91.3         *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 89.3         *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 16.7         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 13.5         *
               
Pig nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Energy digestibility, growing pig % 76.7         *
DE growing pig MJ/kg DM 14.3 2.4 12.3 17.1 3 *
MEn growing pig MJ/kg DM 13.6         *
NE growing pig MJ/kg DM 9.9         *
Nitrogen digestibility, growing pig % 88.4   84.8 92.0 2  
               
Poultry nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
AMEn broiler MJ/kg DM 14.1 0.5 13.7 14.7 4  

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

References

Cerighelli et al., 1960; Choudhury et al., 1973; CIRAD, 1991; French, 1935; Lim Han Kuo, 1967; Nwokolo et al., 1985; Ologhobo, 1992; Oshodi et al., 1993; Patel, 1966; Ravindran et al., 1994; Tangtaweewipat et al., 1989; Tiwari et al., 2006; Visitpanich et al., 1985; Wiryawan, 1997; Yamazaki et al., 1988

Last updated on 21/09/2016 14:52:23

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