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Gum arabic tree (Acacia senegal), pods, dry

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 93.1 1.9 91.0 95.6 4  
Crude protein % DM 20.3 2.7 16.4 23.5 5  
Crude fibre % DM 33.3 4.3 29.6 39.0 4  
NDF % DM 52.4 7.2 48.7 63.2 4  
ADF % DM 36.2 2.8 33.8 40.2 4  
Lignin % DM 10.3 4.6 5.5 16.4 4  
Ether extract % DM 2.0 1.2 0.9 3.9 5  
Ash % DM 9.0 4.5 5.3 17.8 6  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.6         *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 11.2 4.1 6.8 15.0 3  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 1.8 0.8 0.9 2.4 3  
Potassium g/kg DM 15.6 1.0 14.8 16.7 3  
Sodium g/kg DM 0.0       1  
Magnesium g/kg DM 2.8 0.3 2.7 3.1 3  
Manganese mg/kg DM 184       1  
Zinc mg/kg DM 22       1  
Copper mg/kg DM 6       1  
               
Secondary metabolites Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Tannins (eq. tannic acid) g/kg DM 0.6   0.0 1.1 2  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, ruminants % 83.5         *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 81.0         *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 15.1         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 11.8         *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 73.0       1  

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

References

CIRAD, 1991; Sanon et al., 2008; Wilson et al., 1963

Last updated on 19/09/2016 13:48:50

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