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Jatropha (Jatropha sp.) kernels

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 95.5 1.1 94.0 96.9 12  
Crude protein % DM 27.9 2.1 25.6 33.1 19  
Crude fibre % DM 3.0 0.3 2.7 3.4 5  
NDF % DM 4.0 0.3 3.5 4.5 11  
ADF % DM 2.8 0.2 2.4 3.0 7  
Lignin % DM 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.2 6  
Ether extract % DM 57.0 0.7 55.5 57.8 18  
Ash % DM 4.3 0.9 3.6 6.8 15  
Starch (polarimetry) % DM 5.5 0.4 4.9 5.9 4  
Total sugars % DM 4.0 0.5 3.4 4.4 4  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 30.7 0.8 29.1 31.5 11  
               
Secondary metabolites Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Tannins (eq. tannic acid) g/kg DM 0.2 0.2 0.0 0.4 4  
Tannins, condensed (eq. catechin) g/kg DM 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 4  

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

References

Aderibigbe et al., 1997; Makkar et al., 1998; Makkar et al., 2009; Makkar et al., 2011; Martinez-Herrera et al., 2006; Ojo et al., 2013; Ouskoueian et al., 2011

Last updated on 31/07/2014 22:57:02

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