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Biul (Grewia optiva)

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: This datasheet is pending revision and updating; its contents are currently derived from FAO's Animal Feed Resources Information System (1991-2002) and from Bo Göhl's Tropical Feeds (1976-1982).

Datasheet

Description
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Common names 

Biul

Synonyms 

Grewia oppositifolia Buch.-Ham. ex D. Don

Related feed(s) 
Description 

Small tree with edible fruits that grows widely scattered in hill ranges.

Nutritional aspects
Ruminants 

The leaves and young twigs are lopped for fodder. Regarded by local farmers as a valuable fodder for dairy cows and usually preserved for feeding during the winter.

Nutritional tables
Tables of chemical composition and nutritional value 

Avg: average or predicted value; SD: standard deviation; Min: minimum value; Max: maximum value; Nb: number of values (samples) used

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: This datasheet is pending revision and updating; its contents are currently derived from FAO's Animal Feed Resources Information System (1991-2002) and from Bo Göhl's Tropical Feeds (1976-1982).

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Crude protein % DM 13.3 10.1 16.4 2
Crude fibre % DM 15.4 14.1 16.6 2
Ether extract % DM 7.6 6.8 8.4 2
Ash % DM 14.6 14.2 14.9 2
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 17.7 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 38.8 35.7 41.8 2
Phosphorus g/kg DM 2.5 2.5 2.5 2

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

References

Momin et al., 1943

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:43:47

References
Datasheet citation 

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