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Salsola (Salsola glabrescens)

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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Related feed(s) 
Description 
Shrublet up to 1 m high, but usually smaller, with small grey-green leaves that are oblong, often pointed, and with fruits that are spherical and have a crown of translucent wings. Usually found along rivers.
Nutritional aspects
Ruminants 
Readily eaten by sheep and goats.
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 16.5 1
Crude fibre % DM 25.2 1
Ether extract % DM 2.1 1
Ash % DM 13.2 1
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 17.5 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 19.5 1
Phosphorus g/kg DM 1.5 1
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 74.1 1
ME ruminants (FAO, 1982) MJ/kg DM 10.4 1
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 69.8 1

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

References

Henrici, 1945

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:44:59

References
Datasheet citation 

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