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Manila tamarind (Pithecellobium dulce), leaves and stems, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 35.8 30.6 41.0 2
Crude protein % DM 21.3 19.2 23.5 2
Crude fibre % DM 25.1 23.1 27.0 2
NDF % DM 40.2 1
ADF % DM 29.4 1
Lignin % DM 12.3 1
Ether extract % DM 3.7 3.0 4.3 2
Ash % DM 8.4 5.0 11.8 2
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.8 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 36.3 1
Phosphorus g/kg DM 1.4 1
 
Secondary metabolites Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Tannins (eq. tannic acid) g/kg DM 2.8 1
Tannins, condensed (eq. catechin) g/kg DM 0.1 1
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 70.2 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 67.1 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 12.6 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 10.0 *

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

References

CIRAD, 1991; Russell, 1947

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:44:33

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