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Baobab (Adansonia digitata), fruits, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 27.8 14.0 10.0 55.0 13
Crude protein % DM 15.1 4.2 9.6 25.7 15
Crude fibre % DM 23.4 6.6 15.1 34.8 14
NDF % DM 44.8 1
ADF % DM 34.7 1
Lignin % DM 12.1 1
Ether extract % DM 4.0 2.2 1.6 9.4 14
Ash % DM 11.7 6.3 4.1 30.1 14
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 17.9 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 11.9 8.3 2.4 33.3 14
Phosphorus g/kg DM 3.0 1.0 2.0 5.5 14
Potassium g/kg DM 22.0 9.2 11.5 41.5 14
Sodium g/kg DM 0.0 1
Magnesium g/kg DM 4.8 1.7 2.3 7.7 14
Manganese mg/kg DM 18 1
Zinc mg/kg DM 30 1
Copper mg/kg DM 13 1
 
Secondary metabolites Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Tannins (eq. tannic acid) g/kg DM 1.5 1
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
a (N) % 64.0 1
b (N) % 11.0 1
c (N) h-1 0.100 1
Nitrogen degradability (effective, k=4%) % 72 *
Nitrogen degradability (effective, k=6%) % 71 *
 
Pig nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Energy digestibility, growing pig % 53.3 *
DE growing pig MJ/kg DM 9.5 *

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

References

CIRAD, 1991; Fall Touré, 1991

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

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