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Seaweeds (Sargassum spp.)

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 92.1 2.4 88.8 94.7 7  
Crude protein % DM 8.5 1.8 6.0 11.6 10  
Crude fibre % DM 10.1 2.4 6.4 13.3 9  
NDF % DM 29.5 3.4 23.7 32.0 5  
ADF % DM 21.3 4.4 14.8 24.9 4  
Lignin % DM 4.5   1.0 7.9 2  
Ether extract % DM 1.2 0.9 0.4 2.8 9  
Ash % DM 35.9 12.8 18.4 51.2 9  
Starch (polarimetry) % DM 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 3  
Total sugars % DM 1.9 0.1 1.8 2.0 3  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 9.1   8.9 9.2 2  
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 3.8 2.6 1.5 6.4 4  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 2.2 1.0 0.5 2.7 5  
Potassium g/kg DM 46.2   15.9 76.6 2  
Sodium g/kg DM 36.0 9.4 23.3 42.8 5  
Magnesium g/kg DM 7.7   7.5 7.9 2  
Manganese mg/kg DM 214 106 60 286 4  
Zinc mg/kg DM 214 151 11 364 5  
Copper mg/kg DM 7 4 5 14 5  
Iron mg/kg DM 7291 6327 263 12177 5  
               
Amino acids Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Alanine % protein 4.6   4.3 5.0 2  
Arginine % protein 4.9   4.5 5.4 2  
Aspartic acid % protein 7.6   6.1 9.1 2  
Cystine % protein 0.9   0.8 0.9 2  
Glutamic acid % protein 14.5   10.2 18.7 2  
Glycine % protein 4.0   3.3 4.8 2  
Histidine % protein 2.0   1.3 2.6 2  
Isoleucine % protein 3.9   3.7 4.0 2  
Leucine % protein 6.0   5.3 6.7 2  
Lysine % protein 3.5   3.1 3.9 2  
Methionine % protein 1.6   1.5 1.6 2  
Phenylalanine % protein 3.7   2.7 4.6 2  
Proline % protein 3.2   2.6 3.8 2  
Serine % protein 3.3   2.8 3.7 2  
Threonine % protein 3.5   3.0 4.1 2  
Tryptophan % protein 0.4       1  
Tyrosine % protein 2.9   2.8 3.0 2  
Valine % protein 4.6   4.2 4.9 2  
               
Secondary metabolites Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Tannins (eq. tannic acid) g/kg DM 22.0       1  

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

References

Bindu et al., 2004; Casas-Valdez et al., 2006; Dawczynski et al., 2007; El-Deek et al., 2009; Gojon-Baez et al., 1998; Marin et al., 2009; Mišurcová et al., 2010; Rai et al., 2008

Last updated on 20/05/2015 17:03:13

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