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Assyrian plum (Cordia myxa)

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 
Assyrian plum, sapistan, selu, Sudan teak
Related feed(s) 
Description 
Deciduous tree up to 15 m high with rough leaves 15-20 cm long, having either a smooth or ridged edge.
Distribution 
Common in Southeast Asia.
Nutritional aspects
Ruminants 
The leaves are used as cattle 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 38.0 7.5 31.2 46.0 3
Crude protein % DM 13.5 3.0 10.1 15.8 3
Crude fibre % DM 20.2 6.1 14.7 26.7 3
Ether extract % DM 5.7 2.4 2.9 7.4 3
Ash % DM 14.1 2.1 12.6 16.5 3
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 17.6 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 24.9 1.0 23.7 25.6 3
Phosphorus g/kg DM 2.1 0.3 1.8 2.4 3

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

References

Malik et al., 1967; Sharma et al., 1966

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:43:39

References
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