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Bamboo (Filgueirasia cannavieira)

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 
Bamboo
Synonyms 
Arundinaria cannavieira (Alv. Silv.), Apoclada cannavieira (Alv. Silv.) F.A. McClure.
Related feed(s) 
Description 
With Filgueirasia arenicola, one of two species of Filgueirasia found in native pastures in the cerrados of central Brazil. Tall shrub forming more or less extensive colonies in dry areas, often at high altitudes, where it is frequently an important source of forage.
Distribution 
Brazil cerrados
Nutritional aspects
Ruminants 
Used by ruminants. Stays green during the dry season and a desirable natural forage.
Nutritional tables

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 88.3 1
Crude protein % DM 7.8 1
Crude fibre % DM 45.0 1
Ether extract % DM 2.4 1
Ash % DM 3.3 1
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 19.7 *

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

References

Da Silveira, 1919

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:43:41

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Crude protein % DM 7.3 5.6 9.0 2
NDF % DM 82.4 80.5 84.2 2
Ash % DM 6.8 5.5 8.0 2
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Phosphorus g/kg DM 0.2 0.0 0.3 2

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

References

Guala, 2001

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:43:41

References
Datasheet citation 

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