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Water spinach (Ipomoea aquatica), leaves, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 13.6 12.1 15.0 2
Crude protein % DM 21.4 5.3 14.1 26.4 4
Crude fibre % DM 14.2 1.6 12.7 15.8 3
NDF % DM 30.1 1
ADF % DM 23.5 1
Lignin % DM 10.0 1
Ether extract % DM 2.9 2.7 3.1 2
Ash % DM 18.3 7.3 13.3 28.7 4
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 16.4 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 6.9 1.8 12.0 2
Phosphorus g/kg DM 5.6 2.8 8.4 2
Potassium g/kg DM 18.3 1
Magnesium g/kg DM 1.9 1
Manganese mg/kg DM 733 1
Zinc mg/kg DM 1137 1
Copper mg/kg DM 7 1

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

References

CIRAD, 1991; FAO/US. Dpt of Health, 1968; Khuc Thi Hue et al., 2006

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:45:19

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