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Baobab (Adansonia digitata), leaves, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Crude protein % DM 10.9 3.8 5.1 17.3 18
Crude fibre % DM 14.6 3.0 10.0 18.6 13
NDF % DM 35.7 8.6 20.9 48.7 12
ADF % DM 28.7 7.4 16.1 41.2 12
Lignin % DM 12.1 4.6 6.0 20.2 12
Ether extract % DM 5.0 2.3 1.6 8.1 13
Ash % DM 12.2 2.4 7.8 16.3 16
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 17.4 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 21.6 12.0 10.8 39.7 5
Phosphorus g/kg DM 2.7 1.1 1.3 4.0 5
Potassium g/kg DM 19.6 19.0 20.1 2
Sodium g/kg DM 0.1 1
Magnesium g/kg DM 4.9 4.1 5.8 2
Manganese mg/kg DM 112 105 120 2
Zinc mg/kg DM 29 15 42 2
Copper mg/kg DM 15 12 18 2
 
Secondary metabolites Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Tannins (eq. tannic acid) g/kg DM 44.6 23.1 17.3 90.2 12
Tannins, condensed (eq. catechin) g/kg DM 0.7 0.3 0.3 1.1 4
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
a (N) % 65.0 1
b (N) % 27.0 1
c (N) h-1 0.020 1
Nitrogen degradability (effective, k=4%) % 74 *
Nitrogen degradability (effective, k=6%) % 72 *

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

References

CIRAD, 1991; Fall Touré, 1991; Mongodin et al., 1976; Nsahlai et al., 1999

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

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