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Tropical kudzu (Pueraria phaseoloides), aerial part, dry

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 89.4 1
Crude protein % DM 20.6 18.0 23.2 2
Crude fibre % DM 41.3 1
NDF % DM 46.3 1
ADF % DM 28.4 1
Lignin % DM 5.4 1
Ether extract % DM 4.3 1
Ash % DM 8.1 6.0 10.1 2
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 19.8 *
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 54.5 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 52.4 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 10.4 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 8.1 *
ME ruminants (gas production) MJ/kg DM 7.9 1

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

References

Dijkstra et al., 1962; Evitayani et al., 2004

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:45:16

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