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Agati (Sesbania grandiflora), aerial part, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 17.3 2.2 14.5 22.0 15
Crude protein % DM 25.5 2.9 18.3 29.6 18
Crude fibre % DM 16.2 4.4 5.7 22.8 16
NDF % DM 25.5 6.2 19.0 33.4 4
ADF % DM 19.5 3.3 15.8 22.2 3
Lignin % DM 5.8 1.4 4.3 6.9 3
Ether extract % DM 4.7 0.7 2.6 5.5 17
Ash % DM 8.5 0.9 7.0 10.2 19
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 19.2 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 14.1 3.6 8.3 23.3 17
Phosphorus g/kg DM 4.6 0.8 2.7 6.3 17
Potassium g/kg DM 20.4 2.3 15.8 22.7 7
Sodium g/kg DM 2.4 0.6 1.8 3.1 7
Magnesium g/kg DM 3.8 2.0 5.6 2
Zinc mg/kg DM 179 1
Copper mg/kg DM 18 1
Iron mg/kg DM 881 1
 
Secondary metabolites Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Tannins (eq. tannic acid) g/kg DM 43.2 0.0 86.4 2
Tannins, condensed (eq. catechin) g/kg DM 28.6 0.0 57.1 2
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 79.2 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 75.7 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 14.5 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 11.5 *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 74.0 74.0 74.0 2

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

References

Barnes, 1998; CIRAD, 1991; Gowda et al., 2004; Holm, 1971; Holm, 1971; Kandiah et al., 1938; Mlay et al., 2006; Nasrullah et al., 2003; Reddy et al., 2008

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:43:34

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