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Maize, aerial part, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 23.3 6.4 12.6 47.6 51  
Crude protein % DM 7.9 2.1 3.0 12.8 98  
Crude fibre % DM 28.7 3.9 19.1 36.6 82  
NDF % DM 63.2 7.1 54.7 81.5 32 *
ADF % DM 31.3 5.5 23.3 45.7 32 *
Lignin % DM 4.3 0.8 2.9 6.0 23 *
Ether extract % DM 1.9 0.6 0.7 3.1 55  
Ash % DM 7.0 2.1 2.5 11.8 97  
Starch (enzymatic) % DM 20.1 6.6 11.7 33.3 22  
Total sugars % DM 18.3       1  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.2         *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 3.6 1.2 1.8 6.7 39  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 2.1 0.5 1.2 3.5 39  
Potassium g/kg DM 15.8 5.9 7.2 27.0 22  
Sodium g/kg DM 0.5 0.1 0.4 0.7 3  
Magnesium g/kg DM 2.3 0.7 1.3 3.7 21  
Manganese mg/kg DM 35   29 40 2  
Zinc mg/kg DM 33 12 25 50 4  
Copper mg/kg DM 10 12 4 28 4  
Iron mg/kg DM 991       1  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, ruminants % 66.7 4.2 56.0 68.9 8 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 64.2         *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 11.7         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 9.6         *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 49.7 10.8 36.2 67.0 10  
a (N) % 19.4 6.7 14.0 26.9 3  
b (N) % 67.8 5.2 62.0 71.8 3  
c (N) h-1 0.039 0.003 0.035 0.042 3  
Nitrogen degradability (effective, k=4%) % 53   50 64 2 *
Nitrogen degradability (effective, k=6%) % 46 9 39 56 3 *

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

References

AFZ, 2011; Alibes et al., 1990; Axtmayer et al., 1938; CIRAD, 1991; French, 1943; Fulkerson et al., 2008; Galina et al., 2007; Giardini et al., 1976; Gowda et al., 2004; Holm, 1971; IAV, 2009; Khanum et al., 2007; Lim Han Kuo, 1967; Mafakher et al., 2010; Mecha et al., 1980; Negi et al., 1988; Neumark, 1970; Sarwatt et al., 1989; Singh et al., 1992; Tolera et al., 1998; Tolera et al., 1999; Xandé et al., 1989

Last updated on 26/08/2016 21:28:30

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