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Sweet potato, aerial part, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 13.0 2.9 8.5 17.6 21
Crude protein % DM 16.5 4.6 8.2 24.2 23
Crude fibre % DM 21.1 5.3 11.9 30.3 17
NDF % DM 42.7 6.7 29.8 51.6 10
ADF % DM 31.7 6.8 19.9 40.6 10
Lignin % DM 8.3 2.2 4.5 11.8 10
Ether extract % DM 4.8 2.0 2.5 10.4 14
Ash % DM 11.2 2.2 8.0 15.3 17
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.3 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 9.5 6.6 1.3 19.8 12
Phosphorus g/kg DM 2.9 1.6 0.8 5.7 11
Potassium g/kg DM 24.9 11.8 2.5 41.4 10
Sodium g/kg DM 0.8 0.8 0.9 2
Magnesium g/kg DM 4.0 0.9 3.1 5.7 9
Manganese mg/kg DM 141 1
Zinc mg/kg DM 70 1
Copper mg/kg DM 2 1
Iron mg/kg DM 1690 1
 
Amino acids Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Arginine % protein 6.0 0.7 5.2 6.8 5
Glutamic acid % protein 7.9 1.2 6.4 9.6 5
Glycine % protein 5.5 1.0 4.9 7.3 5
Histidine % protein 1.4 0.4 1.1 2.0 5
Isoleucine % protein 5.1 0.4 4.4 5.6 5
Leucine % protein 8.6 0.8 7.5 9.6 5
Lysine % protein 3.6 0.7 2.3 4.0 5
Methionine % protein 1.1 0.6 0.5 2.0 5
Phenylalanine % protein 5.1 0.4 4.5 5.6 5
Threonine % protein 5.0 0.4 4.4 5.4 5
Valine % protein 5.7 0.4 5.2 6.3 5
 
Secondary metabolites Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Tannins (eq. tannic acid) g/kg DM 6.2 1

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

References

Bui Phan Thu Hang et al., 2011; CIRAD, 1991; Devendra et al., 1970; Dominguez, 1992; Dongmeza et al., 2009; Hassoun, 2009; Holm, 1971; Le Thi Men, 2006; Luh et al., 1979; Nguyen Nhut Xuan Dung et al., 2002; Pozy et al., 1996; Teguia et al., 1993; Thim Sokha et al., 2008

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:45:13

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