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Spanish lime (Melicoccus bijugatus)

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: This datasheet is pending revision and updating; its contents are currently derived from FAO's Animal Feed Resources Information System (1991-2002) and from Bo Göhl's Tropical Feeds (1976-1982).

Datasheet

Description
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Common names 
Quénette, spanish lime, mamoncillo
Related feed(s) 
Description 
Slow-growing medium-sized tree. The leaves consist of two pairs of elliptic leaflets; the flowers are greenish white and fragrant; and the fruits contain yellowish translucent pulp and large round seeds. The seeds are sometimes roasted for human consumption.
Nutritional tables
Tables of chemical composition and nutritional value 

Avg: average or predicted value; SD: standard deviation; Min: minimum value; Max: maximum value; Nb: number of values (samples) used

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: This datasheet is pending revision and updating; its contents are currently derived from FAO's Animal Feed Resources Information System (1991-2002) and from Bo Göhl's Tropical Feeds (1976-1982).

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Crude protein % DM 10.1 1
Crude fibre % DM 10.8 1
Ether extract % DM 1.3 1
Ash % DM 2.7 1
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.1 *
 
Pig nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Energy digestibility, growing pig % 73.1 *
DE growing pig MJ/kg DM 13.3 *

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

References

Barnett, 1926

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:45:07

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Crude protein % DM 11.6 1
Crude fibre % DM 11.2 1
Ether extract % DM 1.2 1
Ash % DM 2.7 1
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.2 *
 
Pig nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Energy digestibility, growing pig % 72.5 *
DE growing pig MJ/kg DM 13.2 *

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

References

Barnett, 1926

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:45:07

References
Datasheet citation 

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