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Sissoo (Dalbergia sissoo)

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: This datasheet is pending revision and updating; its contents are currently derived from FAO's Animal Feed Resources Information System (1991-2002) and from Bo Göhl's Tropical Feeds (1976-1982).

Datasheet

Description
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Common names 
Sissoo, bois de rose, Indian rosewood, shisham, sisu
Feed categories 
Related feed(s) 
Description 
Large deciduous tree growing in light soils and requiring a large amount of water.
Nutritional aspects
Ruminants 
The rather small leaves are good fodder. Cattle are very fond of the leaves and young shoots, on which they browse freely. The leaves can be ensiled.
Nutritional tables
Tables of chemical composition and nutritional value 

Avg: average or predicted value; SD: standard deviation; Min: minimum value; Max: maximum value; Nb: number of values (samples) used

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: This datasheet is pending revision and updating; its contents are currently derived from FAO's Animal Feed Resources Information System (1991-2002) and from Bo Göhl's Tropical Feeds (1976-1982).

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 25.1 1
Crude protein % DM 23.0 21.8 24.1 2
Crude fibre % DM 14.1 12.5 15.6 2
Ether extract % DM 2.8 2.0 3.6 2
Ash % DM 7.7 6.6 8.7 2
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.5 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 10.1 8.4 11.8 2
Phosphorus g/kg DM 3.4 2.5 4.2 2
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 81.3 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 77.7 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 14.4 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 11.5 *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 56.0 1

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

References

Imperial Bureau of Animal Nutrition, 1936; Momin et al., 1943; Sen, 1938

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:45:04

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 24.6 1
Crude protein % DM 14.0 1
Crude fibre % DM 30.0 1
Ether extract % DM 3.6 1
Ash % DM 18.3 1
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 16.9 *
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 65.6 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 61.6 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 10.4 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 8.3 *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 51.8 1

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

References

Lander et al., 1927

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:45:04

References
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