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False brandy bush (Grewia bicolor), aerial part, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 44.2 6.5 36.0 54.9 6  
Crude protein % DM 15.2 3.4 9.6 21.5 28  
Crude fibre % DM 22.4 4.0 17.0 31.8 13  
NDF % DM 44.9 6.1 36.2 57.1 10  
ADF % DM 28.7 5.4 19.5 42.0 13  
Lignin % DM 10.6 1.9 8.4 15.6 11  
Ether extract % DM 5.0 2.0 2.2 7.2 13  
Ash % DM 10.1 2.0 6.1 14.1 26  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.5         *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 19.7 5.0 8.0 28.1 19  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 1.6 0.8 0.5 3.0 19  
Potassium g/kg DM 13.7 3.5 9.7 19.1 11  
Sodium g/kg DM 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.2 3  
Magnesium g/kg DM 4.6 0.7 3.8 5.7 10  
Manganese mg/kg DM 208   150 266 2  
Zinc mg/kg DM 20   18 22 2  
Copper mg/kg DM 20   19 21 2  
               
Secondary metabolites Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Tannins (eq. tannic acid) g/kg DM 19.2 14.2 2.2 34.5 4  
Tannins, condensed (eq. catechin) g/kg DM 0.0       1  
               
In vitro digestibility and solubility Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, pepsin-cellulase % 52.3 6.5 43.2 60.3 5  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 70.9         *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 68.0         *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 12.6         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 10.2         *
a (N) % 39.0       1  
b (N) % 56.0       1  
c (N) h-1 0.042       1  
Nitrogen degradability (effective, k=4%) % 68         *
Nitrogen degradability (effective, k=6%) % 62         *

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

References

CIRAD, 1991; Dougall et al., 1958; Fall Touré, 1991; Lamprey et al., 1980; Le Houérou, 1980; Mtengeti et al., 2006

Last updated on 19/04/2013 18:15:35

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