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Siratro (Macroptilium atropurpureum), leaves, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Crude protein % DM 23.3 2.9 17.6 26.7 18  
Crude fibre % DM 20.4 5.3 12.6 28.6 15  
NDF % DM 37.1         *
ADF % DM 26.1   9.3 26.7 2 *
Lignin % DM 10.8       1  
Ether extract % DM 4.9 1.0 3.2 6.3 14  
Ash % DM 9.0 1.6 6.5 11.8 17  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 19.1         *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 16.8 2.8 11.8 21.6 15  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 2.5 0.4 1.6 3.0 15  
Potassium g/kg DM 10.6 4.0 3.8 16.2 15  
Magnesium g/kg DM 5.7 1.6 4.0 10.0 15  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 74.9         *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 71.6         *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 13.7         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 10.9         *

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

References

CIRAD, 1991; Mero et al., 1997

Last updated on 19/03/2013 14:00:38

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