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Sword bean (Canavalia gladiata), seeds

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 88.9 0.1 88.8 89.0 3
Crude protein % DM 30.9 2.8 28.2 33.6 4
Crude fibre % DM 10.6 3.4 8.0 14.4 3
Ether extract % DM 2.0 0.9 0.9 2.8 4
Ash % DM 3.9 0.3 3.6 4.4 4
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 19.3 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 1.9 1.6 2.3 2
Phosphorus g/kg DM 5.2 4.5 5.8 2
Potassium g/kg DM 8.9 1
Magnesium g/kg DM 1.5 1
Manganese mg/kg DM 1 1
Zinc mg/kg DM 4 1
Copper mg/kg DM 2 1
Iron mg/kg DM 0 1
 
Amino acids Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Alanine % protein 2.6 1.2 4.0 2
Arginine % protein 6.0 6.0 6.0 2
Aspartic acid % protein 6.6 3.7 9.5 2
Glutamic acid % protein 8.8 7.5 10.1 2
Glycine % protein 3.1 2.7 3.5 2
Histidine % protein 3.1 2.0 4.2 2
Isoleucine % protein 4.6 2.7 6.4 2
Leucine % protein 6.8 6.4 7.3 2
Lysine % protein 5.5 4.2 6.9 2
Methionine % protein 0.6 1
Phenylalanine % protein 3.6 3.3 3.9 2
Proline % protein 4.0 1
Serine % protein 2.9 2.2 3.5 2
Threonine % protein 3.8 1
Tryptophan % protein 1.3 0.6 2.0 2
Tyrosine % protein 3.5 1
Valine % protein 4.4 2.8 5.9 2
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 90.6 *
 
Pig nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Energy digestibility, growing pig % 73.4 *
DE growing pig MJ/kg DM 14.2 *

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

References

Bredon et al., 1962; Bressani et al., 1987; Ogunji et al., 2003; Udedibie, 1991

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:45:13

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