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Mexican sunflower (Tithonia diversifolia), aerial part, dried

Includes the leaves and variable amounts of stems and petioles

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 86.7 3.2 81.4 90.2 10  
Crude protein % DM 21.3 4.1 16.0 29.7 15  
Crude fibre % DM 14.9 4.0 10.0 21.8 10  
NDF % DM 39.4 15.7 26.5 63.2 7  
ADF % DM 31.7 10.3 23.1 43.3 5  
Lignin % DM 6.5 2.3 3.7 10.0 5  
Ether extract % DM 4.6 1.2 2.8 7.0 10  
Ash % DM 13.4 1.3 11.1 16.2 14  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 17.7         *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 18.4       1  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 4.3       1  
               
Amino acids Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Alanine % protein 6.1       1  
Arginine % protein 6.2       1  
Aspartic acid % protein 13.3       1  
Cystine % protein 1.0       1  
Glutamic acid % protein 12.2       1  
Glycine % protein 5.1       1  
Histidine % protein 2.3       1  
Isoleucine % protein 4.3       1  
Leucine % protein 7.6       1  
Lysine % protein 5.4       1  
Methionine % protein 1.6       1  
Phenylalanine % protein 5.5       1  
Proline % protein 3.9       1  
Serine % protein 5.1       1  
Threonine % protein 4.3       1  
Tyrosine % protein 3.5       1  
Valine % protein 5.3       1  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, ruminants % 54.7   49.3 60.0 2  
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 53.7         *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 9.5         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 7.6         *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 75.3   64.1 86.4 2  

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

References

Ajayi et al., 2007; CIRAD, 1991; Ekeocha et al., 2012; Fasuyi et al., 2011; Odedire et al., 2014; Olayeni et al., 2006; Osuga et al., 2012; Pathoummalangsy et al., 2008; Premaratne et al., 1998; Togun et al., 2006; Togun et al., 2006; Wambui et al., 2006; Zogang et al., 2013

Last updated on 15/12/2014 16:31:35

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