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Tropical kudzu (Pueraria phaseoloides), aerial part, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 19.0 4.0 14.0 32.7 33  
Crude protein % DM 19.3 3.3 13.1 25.8 48  
Crude fibre % DM 33.0 3.9 26.7 40.2 42  
NDF % DM 49.4   46.3 51.9 2 *
ADF % DM 38.2 5.1 28.4 38.5 3 *
Lignin % DM 7.1 1.6 5.4 8.5 3  
Ether extract % DM 2.2 0.7 1.0 3.9 38  
Ash % DM 8.7 1.7 5.3 11.3 46  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.9         *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 9.6 2.2 5.4 14.5 42  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 2.7 0.7 1.5 4.0 41  
Potassium g/kg DM 23.6 7.2 10.2 36.5 39  
Sodium g/kg DM 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 3  
Magnesium g/kg DM 3.0 0.5 2.1 4.1 38  
Manganese mg/kg DM 98   43 153 2  
Zinc mg/kg DM 40   39 42 2  
Copper mg/kg DM 12   12 13 2  
Iron mg/kg DM 206       1  
               
Amino acids Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Arginine % protein 4.1   4.0 4.3 2  
Cystine % protein 1.1       1  
Glycine % protein 4.4       1  
Histidine % protein 1.8   1.7 1.9 2  
Isoleucine % protein 3.9   3.5 4.4 2  
Leucine % protein 6.4   5.8 7.0 2  
Lysine % protein 3.3   3.2 3.3 2  
Methionine % protein 1.8       1  
Phenylalanine % protein 4.5   4.4 4.6 2  
Threonine % protein 4.4   4.3 4.4 2  
Tryptophan % protein 1.2       1  
Tyrosine % protein 3.4       1  
Valine % protein 4.6   4.3 4.9 2  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, ruminants % 62.2         *
OM digestibility, ruminants (gas production) % 75       1  
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 59.4         *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 11.2         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 8.8         *
ME ruminants (gas production) MJ/kg DM 9.4   7.9 11.0 2  
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 80.0       1  

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

References

Abaunza et al., 1991; Babayemi, 2007; Butterworth, 1963; CIRAD, 1991; Devendra et al., 1970; Evitayani et al., 2004; Gaulier, 1968; Kambashi et al., 2014; Rivera Brenes, 1947; Telford et al., 1947

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