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Saltbush (Atriplex nummularia), aerial part, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 28.7 4.6 23.1 33.8 5
Crude protein % DM 14.7 3.9 8.5 21.3 20
Crude fibre % DM 20.1 7.3 10.3 31.5 8
NDF % DM 40.3 6.7 29.9 49.7 15
ADF % DM 22.5 6.5 14.4 33.7 14
Lignin % DM 9.6 1.9 7.6 14.4 11
Ether extract % DM 2.6 1.8 1.1 7.7 10
Ash % DM 24.6 5.8 15.8 34.4 20
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 15.2 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 9.6 4.7 4.8 18.0 16
Phosphorus g/kg DM 2.2 1.0 0.8 5.0 15
Potassium g/kg DM 27.3 7.4 17.4 38.3 10
Sodium g/kg DM 65.3 12.9 38.8 79.0 12
Chlorine g/kg DM 115.6 34.9 61.0 158.0 5
Magnesium g/kg DM 6.3 2.0 3.6 9.9 10
Manganese mg/kg DM 116 39 72 170 6
Zinc mg/kg DM 39 17 19 57 6
Copper mg/kg DM 12 8 7 24 4
Iron mg/kg DM 228 106 106 420 6
 
Amino acids Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Alanine % protein 3.8 1
Arginine % protein 5.3 1
Aspartic acid % protein 6.0 1
Cystine % protein 0.7 1
Glutamic acid % protein 6.9 1
Glycine % protein 3.5 1
Histidine % protein 1.5 1
Isoleucine % protein 3.3 1
Leucine % protein 5.0 1
Lysine % protein 5.4 1
Methionine % protein 0.9 1
Phenylalanine % protein 3.2 1
Proline % protein 3.2 1
Serine % protein 3.1 1
Threonine % protein 2.9 1
Tryptophan % protein 0.6 1
Tyrosine % protein 2.0 1
Valine % protein 3.7 1
 
Secondary metabolites Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Tannins (eq. tannic acid) g/kg DM 1.2 0.9 1.4 2
Tannins, condensed (eq. catechin) g/kg DM 2.0 1
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, ruminants % 55.4 6.3 47.8 62.7 6
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 48.3 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 7.3 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 5.9 *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 68.9 14.7 52.0 78.8 3
a (N) % 44.4 1
b (N) % 45.4 1
c (N) h-1 0.057 1
Nitrogen degradability (effective, k=4%) % 71 *
Nitrogen degradability (effective, k=6%) % 67 *

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

References

Alibes et al., 1990; Ben Salem et al., 2000; Benjamin et al., 1995; Brünnich, 1931; Chriyaa et al., 1997; Franklin-McEvoy et al., 2007; Hassan et al., 1979; Henrici, 1935; Kaitho et al., 1997; Kaitho et al., 1998; Khalil et al., 1986; Norman et al., 2004; Norman et al., 2010; Pozy et al., 1996; Watson et al., 1993

Last updated on 20/09/2016 10:47:32

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