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Guatemala grass (Tripsacum andersonii), aerial part, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 22.0 4.1 14.1 30.7 343
Crude protein % DM 8.8 2.9 4.3 15.9 379
Crude fibre % DM 37.4 2.4 31.8 41.7 376
NDF % DM 72.4 7.4 63.9 78.4 3 *
ADF % DM 43.5 2.5 39.2 47.5 10 *
Lignin % DM 6.1 0.5 3.8 6.1 10 *
Ether extract % DM 1.9 0.5 1.1 3.0 357
Ash % DM 8.5 1.5 5.6 12.3 379
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.3 17.3 18.5 2 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 2.0 0.5 1.2 3.3 361
Phosphorus g/kg DM 2.1 0.5 1.2 3.5 361
Potassium g/kg DM 16.4 6.0 7.0 32.6 358
Sodium g/kg DM 0.4 0.2 0.1 0.9 19
Magnesium g/kg DM 2.7 0.8 1.5 4.7 345
Manganese mg/kg DM 968 3316 37 13400 16
Zinc mg/kg DM 28 18 17 88 15
Copper mg/kg DM 5 3 1 14 15
Iron mg/kg DM 194 1
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 59.9 8.9 44.0 67.3 6 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 57.2 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 10.5 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 8.4 *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 42.9 18.4 12.0 58.0 6

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

References

Appelman et al., 1962; Axtmayer et al., 1938; Butterworth, 1963; CIRAD, 1991; Hassoun, 2009; Holm, 1971; Lim Han Kuo, 1967; Loosli et al., 1954; Mlay et al., 2006; Njwe et al., 1990; Pozy et al., 1996; Shem et al., 1999; Teguia et al., 1999

Last updated on 31/01/2013 16:38:10

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