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Napoleon's hat (Bauhinia variegata), aerial part, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 42.9 35.9 49.8 2
Crude protein % DM 16.2 13.8 18.5 2
Crude fibre % DM 18.3 10.5 26.1 2
Ether extract % DM 5.5 2.0 9.0 2
Ash % DM 8.2 6.3 10.0 2
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.9 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 17.7 17.3 18.1 2
Phosphorus g/kg DM 1.9 1.6 2.2 2
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 77.0 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 73.6 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 13.9 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 11.3 *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 36.0 1

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

References

Malik et al., 1967; Sharma et al., 1968

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:44:39

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