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Tef (Eragrostif tef), aerial part, straw

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 91.6 1.0 89.0 94.4 444  
Crude protein % DM 4.1 1.1 1.8 7.3 429  
Crude fibre % DM 35.8   33.2 38.4 2  
NDF % DM 70.9 3.3 68.4 83.8 418  
ADF % DM 41.7 3.2 37.9 52.2 111  
Lignin % DM 5.8 1.1 3.3 8.5 110 *
Ether extract % DM 1.9       1  
Ash % DM 7.9 1.3 3.7 12.4 228  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.1   17.1 18.1 2 *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 3.0 1.1 1.4 6.2 50  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 1.4 0.6 0.2 2.7 76  
Potassium g/kg DM 12.0 2.1 6.5 18.4 46  
Sodium g/kg DM 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.2 41  
Magnesium g/kg DM 1.5 0.3 0.8 2.3 45  
Manganese mg/kg DM 134 127 22 371 43  
Zinc mg/kg DM 25 10 13 67 41  
Copper mg/kg DM 10 5 3 26 41  
Iron mg/kg DM 176 83 66 320 43  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, ruminants % 57.0 4.6 45.4 57.0 3 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 53.6         *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 9.7         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 7.9         *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 15.6 12.7 1.0 24.3 3  
a (N) % 16.9       1  
b (N) % 37.5       1  
c (N) h-1 0.030       1  
Nitrogen degradability (effective, k=4%) % 33         *
Nitrogen degradability (effective, k=6%) % 29         *

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

References

Abule et al., 1995; Aredo et al., 2003; Bonsi et al., 1994; Bonsi et al., 1996; CGIAR, 2009; CIRAD, 1991; Ebong, 1995; Melaku et al., 2003; Mosi et al., 1985; Nsahlai et al., 1996; Nsahlai et al., 1999; Umunna et al., 1997

Last updated on 24/09/2016 00:17:22

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