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Boundary marsh (Cordyline terminalis)

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 
Boundary marsh, land marsh, dragon's blood
Related feed(s) 
Description 
A plant existing in several varieties with leaves varying from green to red-striped. In the Caribbean and South America it is used to mark boundaries and cultivated for fibre, medicine and perfume. The leaves of the green variety are used in Hawaii for hula skirts.
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 20.6 1
Crude protein % DM 13.9 1
Crude fibre % DM 30.9 1
Ether extract % DM 3.1 1
Ash % DM 9.1 1
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.4 *

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

References

Johnson et al., 1918

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:43:49

References
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