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Ceylon ironwood (Mesua ferrea)

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).

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Description
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Common names 
Ironwood, Nahar seed meal, Ceylon ironwood, penaga lili
Related feed(s) 
Description 
Sacred tree in India with very hard timber used for lances. Flowers used in medicines and cosmetics and to scent the stuffing of pillows.
Distribution 
India
Nutritional aspects
Poultry 
The oilseed has potential as replacement for maize in poultry diets.
Nutritional tables
Tables of chemical composition and nutritional value 
References
Datasheet citation 

DATASHEET UNDER CONSTRUCTION. DO NOT QUOTE. http://www.feedipedia.org/node/630 Last updated on March 16, 2010, 17:13

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