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Kapok (Ceiba pentandra), seeds

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 88.6 1.0 87.4 89.4 3
Crude protein % DM 28.9 1.3 27.3 30.4 4
Crude fibre % DM 20.2 5.7 12.4 25.5 4
NDF % DM 33.3 1
ADF % DM 27.7 1
Lignin % DM 8.6 1
Ether extract % DM 24.1 2.1 21.5 26.0 4
Ash % DM 6.3 1.3 5.3 8.2 4
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 24.0 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 4.0 0.8 2.9 4.7 4
Phosphorus g/kg DM 8.7 1.1 7.5 9.7 3
Potassium g/kg DM 14.9 1.3 13.4 15.7 3
Magnesium g/kg DM 3.7 1.4 2.1 4.6 3
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 69.5 1
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 71.4 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 17.1 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 13.4 *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 86.6 1
 
Pig nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Energy digestibility, growing pig % 58.5 *
DE growing pig MJ/kg DM 14.0 *

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

References

CIRAD, 1991; Sahai et al., 1968

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

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