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African yam bean (Sphenostylis stenocarpa), foliage, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 52.5 1
Crude protein % DM 23.5 1
NDF % DM 46.8 1
ADF % DM 20.1 1
Lignin % DM 8.3 1
Ether extract % DM 2.2 1
Secondary metabolites Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Tannins (eq. tannic acid) g/kg DM 45.0 1
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, ruminants (gas production) % 64 1
ME ruminants (gas production) MJ/kg DM 10.6 1

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


Ajayi et al., 2009

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:43:22

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