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Manila tamarind (Pithecellobium dulce), leaves, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 28.1 25.0 31.1 2
Crude protein % DM 20.2 3.6 15.9 29.0 10
Crude fibre % DM 24.2 3.6 17.5 27.5 6
NDF % DM 43.9 2.5 41.0 47.4 7
ADF % DM 29.1 1.4 26.7 31.1 7
Lignin % DM 10.4 0.7 9.6 11.8 7
Ether extract % DM 7.2 2.3 4.4 12.5 9
Ash % DM 10.3 1.8 5.6 12.1 10
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 19.2 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 9.6 7.8 11.4 2
Phosphorus g/kg DM 3.5 1
 
Secondary metabolites Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Tannins (eq. tannic acid) g/kg DM 6.3 5.9 2.3 19.4 7
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 71.1 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 68.0 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 13.0 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 10.3 *

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

References

Abdulrazak et al., 2006; CIRAD, 1991; Russell, 1947

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

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