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Bastard myrobolan (Terminalia bellirica)

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 
Bastard myrobolan, bahera, beach almond, beléricon, beleric myrobalan, belleric, belleric myrobalan, bibhitaki, bohera, myrobalan, myrobalan belleric
Synonyms 
Myrobalanus bellirica Gaertn.
Related feed(s) 
Description 
Large deciduous tree common on plains and lower hills in Southeast Asia, where it is also grown as an avenue tree. The leaves are about 15 cm long and crowded toward the ends of the branches.
Nutritional aspects
Ruminants 
Considered a good fodder for cattle.
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
Crude protein % DM 8.6 1
Crude fibre % DM 18.6 1
Ether extract % DM 4.7 1
Ash % DM 8.0 1
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.1 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 20.8 1
Phosphorus g/kg DM 2.7 1
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 57.8 1
ME ruminants (FAO, 1982) MJ/kg DM 8.2 1
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 10.0 1

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

References

Sen, 1938

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:43:44

References
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