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Tef (Eragrostif tef), grain

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 88.3 1.1 86.0 90.3 146  
Crude protein % DM 13.2 3.0 8.4 19.1 147  
Crude fibre % DM 4.1       1  
Ether extract % DM 3.4       1  
Ash % DM 1.6 0.5 0.3 3.3 145  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.8         *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 1.5 0.2 1.0 2.1 141  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 3.6 0.9 1.5 5.1 141  
Potassium g/kg DM 4.7 0.4 3.8 5.5 143  
Sodium g/kg DM 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 29  
Magnesium g/kg DM 1.8 0.2 1.5 2.1 30  
Manganese mg/kg DM 65 41 25 193 133  
Zinc mg/kg DM 29 2 26 34 27  
Copper mg/kg DM 15 4 3 26 143  
Iron mg/kg DM 161 111 8 544 140  
               
Amino acids Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Alanine % protein 5.8 0.1 5.5 6.0 11  
Arginine % protein 5.1 0.5 4.5 6.2 11  
Aspartic acid % protein 6.7 0.3 6.2 7.2 11  
Cystine % protein 1.0 0.1 0.7 1.1 11  
Glutamic acid % protein 23.9 0.6 23.1 24.9 11  
Glycine % protein 4.0 0.1 3.8 4.1 11  
Histidine % protein 3.2 0.3 2.8 3.7 11  
Isoleucine % protein 4.0 0.1 3.8 4.2 11  
Leucine % protein 8.5 0.2 8.3 8.8 11  
Lysine % protein 3.7 0.3 2.9 4.0 11  
Methionine % protein 4.1 0.4 3.1 4.6 11  
Phenylalanine % protein 5.7 0.1 5.4 5.9 11  
Proline % protein 5.5 0.5 4.7 6.3 11  
Serine % protein 5.2 0.1 5.1 5.6 11  
Threonine % protein 4.3 0.0 4.3 4.4 11  
Tyrosine % protein 3.8 0.1 3.6 4.0 11  
Valine % protein 5.5 0.3 5.1 5.9 11  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, ruminants % 85.5         *
               
Pig nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Energy digestibility, growing pig % 83.7         *
DE growing pig MJ/kg DM 15.7         *

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

References

CGIAR, 2009; CIRAD, 1991; Lester et al., 1981

Last updated on 03/10/2016 15:22:12

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