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Cluster fig (Ficus racemosa)

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 
Cluster fig, clustertree, country fig, redwood fig, ju guo rong, crattock
Synonyms 
Ficus goolereea Roxb., Ficus glomerata Roxb., Ficus lucescens Blume
Related feed(s) 
Description 
A large tree that provides dense shade.
Nutritional aspects
Ruminants 
The edible fruits and the leaves commonly used as fodder.
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
Dry matter % as fed 48.0 1
Crude protein % DM 10.7 10.1 11.2 2
Crude fibre % DM 13.7 12.3 15.0 2
Ether extract % DM 7.5 2.4 12.5 2
Ash % DM 14.3 13.4 15.1 2
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 17.5 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 34.2 26.8 41.6 2
Phosphorus g/kg DM 2.4 1.6 3.1 2
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 61.5 1
ME ruminants (FAO, 1982) MJ/kg DM 8.3 1
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 60.0 1

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

References

Malik et al., 1967; Sen, 1938

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:44:00

References
Datasheet citation 

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