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Moringa (Moringa oleifera), leaves, dried

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 91.2 2.3 86.0 94.6 32  
Crude protein % DM 26.8 3.6 19.5 33.5 35  
Crude fibre % DM 12.2 4.7 7.1 22.5 22  
NDF % DM 22.7 7.1 12.9 34.8 17  
ADF % DM 15.3 7.7 7.9 31.4 15  
Lignin % DM 3.4 2.6 1.1 8.1 7  
Ether extract % DM 6.4 1.6 4.1 10.6 20  
Ether extract, HCl hydrolysis % DM 6.6       1  
Ash % DM 10.8 2.3 7.4 15.0 30  
Total sugars % DM 11.0       1  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.8 0.7 18.3 19.9 4 *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 25.6 10.0 11.0 41.4 14  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 3.3 0.6 2.4 4.4 12  
Potassium g/kg DM 14.6 2.3 10.5 16.6 6  
Sodium g/kg DM 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.5 3  
Magnesium g/kg DM 4.1 1.4 2.7 5.5 4  
Manganese mg/kg DM 89 27 57 122 4  
Zinc mg/kg DM 33 13 17 50 6  
Copper mg/kg DM 11 6 6 20 6  
Iron mg/kg DM 262 193 37 542 5  
               
Amino acids Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Alanine % protein 6.8   6.2 7.3 2  
Arginine % protein 5.7 0.5 4.8 6.2 6  
Aspartic acid % protein 9.5 0.6 8.8 10.1 3  
Cystine % protein 1.3 0.2 1.1 1.5 3  
Glutamic acid % protein 11.1 0.7 10.2 11.6 3  
Glycine % protein 4.9 0.7 3.9 5.5 4  
Histidine % protein 2.4 0.5 1.8 3.0 7  
Isoleucine % protein 3.9 0.4 3.6 4.5 5  
Leucine % protein 7.3 0.9 6.4 8.7 7  
Lysine % protein 5.0 0.5 4.4 5.6 6  
Methionine % protein 1.5 0.4 1.0 2.0 6  
Phenylalanine % protein 5.3 0.8 4.3 6.2 6  
Proline % protein 4.5 0.7 3.9 5.4 4  
Serine % protein 4.0 0.4 3.6 4.5 4  
Threonine % protein 4.2 0.7 3.2 5.0 6  
Tryptophan % protein 2.2 0.5 1.6 2.8 4  
Tyrosine % protein 3.3 0.5 2.9 3.9 3  
Valine % protein 4.9 0.5 4.4 5.7 6  
               
Secondary metabolites Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Tannins (eq. tannic acid) g/kg DM 21.5 28.8 5.0 72.6 5  
Tannins, condensed (eq. catechin) g/kg DM 2.0 1.8 0.0 3.4 3  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, ruminants % 79.5       1  
OM digestibility, ruminants (gas production) % 52 9 41 58 3  
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 78.1         *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 14.7         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 11.6         *
ME ruminants (gas production) MJ/kg DM 6.4   4.3 8.4 2  
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 89.4       1  

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

References

Abo-State et al., 2014; Abou-Elezz et al., 2012; Alemede et al., 2014; Alikwe et al., 2013; Al-Masry, 2003; Asaolu et al., 2011; Chongwe, 2011; CIRAD, 2008; Gadzirayi et al., 2012; Hlophe et al., 2014; Ijarotimi et al., 2013; Kakengi et al., 2005; Kakengi et al., 2007; Kasiga et al., 2014; Madalla, 2008; Makkar et al., 1997; Mendieta-Araica et al., 2011; Moyo et al., 2011; Moyo et al., 2014; Murro et al., 2003; Mutayoba et al., 2011; Ndemanisho et al., 2006; Njidda et al., 2010; Nouala et al., 2009; Odeyinka et al., 2008; Olugbemi et al., 2010; Olugbemi et al., 2010; Reyes et al., 2003; Richter et al., 2003; Safwat et al., 2014; Sarwatt et al., 2002; Sarwatt et al., 2004; Tesfaye et al., 2013; Zanu et al., 2012

Last updated on 12/12/2014 16:47:57

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