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Velvet bean (Mucuna pruriens), aerial part, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 24.7 7.8 15.0 45.4 17
Crude protein % DM 16.0 4.1 10.2 25.9 23
Crude fibre % DM 27.1 5.9 14.2 36.6 18
NDF % DM 38.5 25.4 10.3 59.6 3
ADF % DM 34.2 15.6 7.1 45.6 5
Lignin % DM 12.5 2.4 10.0 14.9 3
Ether extract % DM 2.4 0.9 1.3 4.7 18
Ash % DM 7.9 1.8 5.2 12.2 23
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.6 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 10.3 2.4 6.3 14.2 20
Phosphorus g/kg DM 1.9 0.5 1.2 3.1 17
Potassium g/kg DM 15.6 5.8 6.7 24.9 19
Sodium g/kg DM 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.1 6
Magnesium g/kg DM 2.8 0.9 0.6 4.5 19
Manganese mg/kg DM 70 14 126 2
Zinc mg/kg DM 71 75 23 157 3
Copper mg/kg DM 20 6 16 27 3
Iron mg/kg DM 740 335 1145 2
 
Secondary metabolites Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Tannins (eq. tannic acid) g/kg DM 18.0 1
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 68.1 68.0 69.8 2 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 65.1 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 12.1 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 9.7 *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 74.0 73.0 75.0 2

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

References

Adjolohoun, 2008; Axtmayer et al., 1938; Barnes, 1999; CIRAD, 1991; Devendra et al., 1970; Diaz et al., 2002; Gowda et al., 2004; Juma et al., 2006; Ly et al., 2002; Pozy et al., 1996; Xandé et al., 1989

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:45:16

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