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Alang-alang (Imperata cylindrica), aerial part, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 31.9 5.0 23.8 39.2 16
Crude protein % DM 6.5 2.0 3.5 11.2 21
Crude fibre % DM 39.4 4.1 32.1 44.9 21
NDF % DM 74.3 2.8 70.1 77.2 7 *
ADF % DM 45.7 1.8 41.5 46.8 7 *
Lignin % DM 6.6 0.9 6.6 10.2 7 *
Ether extract % DM 1.9 0.5 1.3 3.0 21
Ash % DM 7.0 1.4 4.7 9.0 21
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.6 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 3.3 3.5 0.9 17.4 19
Phosphorus g/kg DM 1.4 0.6 0.4 2.6 19
Potassium g/kg DM 11.7 5.3 3.6 19.1 15
Sodium g/kg DM 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.5 3
Magnesium g/kg DM 2.1 1.0 0.9 4.2 13
Manganese mg/kg DM 89 79 18 193 4
Zinc mg/kg DM 13 4 9 19 4
Copper mg/kg DM 3 1 3 4 4
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 57.2 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 54.7 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 10.1 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 8.2 *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 30.0 1

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

References

CIRAD, 1991; Laksevela et al., 1970; Lim Han Kuo, 1967; Nasrullah et al., 2003; Pozy et al., 1996; Senanayake, 1995

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

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