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Jambul (Syzygium cumini)

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 
Jambul, jamelongue, prunier de Java, jambolum, jambolum plum, Java plum
Synonyms 
Eugenia jambolana Lam.
Related feed(s) 
Description 
Glabrous tree 15-20 m high with white branchlets, white flowers and purplish red oval edible berries.
Distribution 
India and Malaysia
Nutritional aspects
Nutritional attributes 
The leaves and seeds are popular livestock feeds in India and Malaysia.
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 41.5 5.0 37.1 47.0 3
Crude protein % DM 8.1 0.6 7.5 8.9 4
Crude fibre % DM 18.2 15.7 20.7 2
NDF % DM 28.0 1
ADF % DM 23.0 1
Lignin % DM 7.0 1
Ether extract % DM 2.4 2.1 2.6 2
Ash % DM 7.0 1.0 6.0 7.9 3
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 17.7 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 18.9 13.8 24.0 2
Phosphorus g/kg DM 1.1 1.0 1.2 2
Potassium g/kg DM 13.3 1
Sodium g/kg DM 5.1 1
Magnesium g/kg DM 7.2 1
 
Secondary metabolites Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Tannins, condensed (eq. catechin) g/kg DM 20.3 1
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 46.5 1
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 42.7 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 7.6 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 6.3 *
ME ruminants (FAO, 1982) MJ/kg DM 6.7 1
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 1.0 1

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

References

Cheema et al., 2011; Khanum et al., 2007; Makkar et al., 1998; Momin et al., 1943

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:44:23

References
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