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Siamese senna (Senna siamea)

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 
Siamese senna, amarillo, aramana, flamboyon, iron wood tree, jahor, kassod tree, manga konnei, vakai, wa
Synonyms 
Cassia arayatensis sensu Naves, Cassia arborea Macfad., Cassia florida Vahl, Cassia gigantea DC.,Cassia siamea Lam.,Cassia siamea Lam. var. puberula Kurz,Cassia sumatrana Roxb.,Cassia sumatrana DC.Chamaefistula gigantea G. Don,Sciacassia siamea (Lam.) Britton & Rose,Senna sumatrana (DC.) Roxb.
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Nutritional aspects
Ruminants 
A tree sometimes cultivated as a shrub for fodder browse. Also planted around paddocks as a fence, at the same time serving as browse.
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 81.9 72.5 91.3 2
Crude protein % DM 14.9 13.0 16.8 2
Crude fibre % DM 22.7 19.8 25.5 2
Ether extract % DM 11.2 1
Ash % DM 7.9 5.4 10.3 2
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 20.1 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 32.5 1
Phosphorus g/kg DM 1.7 1
Potassium g/kg DM 6.6 1
Sodium g/kg DM 0.1 1
Magnesium g/kg DM 2.0 1

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

References

Bhannasiri, 1970; Pozy et al., 1996

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:45:03

References
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