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Maize leaves, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 36.9 16.4 22.2 61.8 7  
Crude protein % DM 11.4 5.2 3.8 19.4 19  
Crude fibre % DM 29.0 6.5 20.8 43.8 18  
NDF % DM 63.6 11.0 56.1 80.6 5 *
ADF % DM 31.5 8.2 31.5 51.3 6 *
Lignin % DM 4.3 0.4 4.3 6.6 3 *
Ether extract % DM 2.0 0.9 0.8 3.9 11  
Ash % DM 12.2 2.5 8.2 18.7 19  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 17.6         *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 6.3 3.5 3.6 11.2 4  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 1.5 0.6 1.1 2.3 4  
Potassium g/kg DM 16.6 5.4 9.7 22.7 4  
Sodium g/kg DM 1.0   0.0 2.0 2  
Magnesium g/kg DM 3.5 1.2 2.1 4.7 4  
Manganese mg/kg DM 256       1  
Zinc mg/kg DM 69       1  
Copper mg/kg DM 11       1  
               
Amino acids Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Arginine % protein 6.1       1  
Cystine % protein 0.9       1  
Glycine % protein 5.5       1  
Histidine % protein 2.3       1  
Isoleucine % protein 5.4       1  
Leucine % protein 9.6       1  
Lysine % protein 5.9       1  
Methionine % protein 2.0       1  
Phenylalanine % protein 5.9       1  
Threonine % protein 4.7       1  
Tyrosine % protein 3.9       1  
Valine % protein 7.0       1  
               
Secondary metabolites Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Tannins (eq. tannic acid) g/kg DM 12.3       1  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, ruminants % 68.4         *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 65.8         *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 11.6         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 9.3         *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 68.1       1  

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

References

Barbind et al., 1994; CIRAD, 1991; Dongmeza et al., 2009; Fauconneau et al., 1965; FUSAGx/CRAW, 2009; Giardini et al., 1976; Pozy et al., 1996

Last updated on 26/08/2016 21:31:50

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