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Moringa (Moringa oleifera), pods

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 10.7       1  
Crude protein % DM 17.6 2.7 15.8 20.7 3  
Crude fibre % DM 33.5 5.7 27.0 37.5 3  
NDF % DM 52.6   52.1 53.1 2  
ADF % DM 49.1   49.0 49.2 2  
Lignin % DM 10.2   10.0 10.3 2  
Ether extract % DM 3.5 2.1 1.0 4.9 3  
Ash % DM 9.7 0.7 8.9 10.2 3  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.7         *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 2.7   2.7 2.8 2  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 5.4   5.3 5.5 2  
Potassium g/kg DM 36.7   35.8 37.7 2  
Sodium g/kg DM 0.4   0.4 0.4 2  
Magnesium g/kg DM 2.6   2.6 2.6 2  
Manganese mg/kg DM 19   18 20 2  
Zinc mg/kg DM 30   29 31 2  
Copper mg/kg DM 9   9 9 2  
Iron mg/kg DM 510   484 537 2  
               
Amino acids Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Alanine % protein 4.5   4.5 4.5 2  
Arginine % protein 8.5   8.5 8.5 2  
Aspartic acid % protein 6.9   6.9 7.0 2  
Cystine % protein 2.5   2.4 2.5 2  
Glutamic acid % protein 15.2   15.1 15.2 2  
Glycine % protein 4.3   4.3 4.3 2  
Isoleucine % protein 2.9   2.9 3.0 2  
Leucine % protein 5.6   5.6 5.6 2  
Lysine % protein 3.3   3.2 3.3 2  
Methionine % protein 1.5   1.5 1.5 2  
Phenylalanine % protein 3.6   3.6 3.7 2  
Proline % protein 4.5   4.4 4.6 2  
Serine % protein 3.7   3.6 3.7 2  
Threonine % protein 3.3   3.3 3.3 2  
Valine % protein 3.7   3.7 3.7 2  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, ruminants (gas production) % 51       1  
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 48.2         *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 9.0         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 7.1         *
ME ruminants (gas production) MJ/kg DM 6.5       1  

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

References

Kandiah et al., 1938; Melesse et al., 2012

Last updated on 12/12/2014 16:46:20

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