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Buckwheat (Fagopyrum esculentum), aerial part, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 15.9 11.3 9.5 30 7  
Crude protein % DM 14.1 5.5 3.1 25.7 28  
Crude fibre % DM 28.4         *
Neutral detergent fibre % DM 46.3 7.3 30.5 58.3 14  
Acid detergent fibre % DM 33.9 5.5 22.6 43.5 17  
Lignin % DM 7.7 2.1 4.9 9.9 5  
Ether extract % DM 0.9   0.2 1.8 4  
Ash % DM 11.4 3.1 5.8 15.2 9  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 17.6         *
               
Amino acids Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Alanine g/16g N 6.3       1  
Arginine g/16g N 6.1       1  
Aspartic acid g/16g N 10.8       1  
Glutamic acid g/16g N 13.7       1  
Glycine g/16g N 5.8       1  
Histidine g/16g N 3.4       1  
Isoleucine g/16g N 4.3       1  
Leucine g/16g N 9.6       1  
Lysine g/16g N 5.8       1  
Methionine g/16g N 1.3       1  
Phenylalanine g/16g N 6.2       1  
Phenylalanine+tyrosine g/16g N 11.1         *
Proline g/16g N 3.5       1  
Serine g/16g N 5       1  
Threonine g/16g N 5.1       1  
Tyrosine g/16g N 4.9       1  
Valine g/16g N 5.5       1  
               
Fatty acids Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Myristic acid C14:0 % fatty acids 1.4   0.3 2.4 4  
Palmitic acid C16:0 % fatty acids 15.6   14.5 17.5 4  
Palmitoleic acid C16:1 % fatty acids 3.1   2.8 3.5 4  
Stearic acid C18:0 % fatty acids 0.8   0 2.3 4  
Oleic acid C18:1 % fatty acids 6.2   3.5 10.6 4  
Linoleic acid C18:2 % fatty acids 24.5   23.1 27.6 4  
Linolenic acid C18:3 % fatty acids 37.2   31.6 41.4 4  
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 25.6 5.6 19.9 34.3 10  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 2.4 0.4 2 2.9 10  
Potassium g/kg DM 29.3 14.7 13.6 57.6 15  
Magnesium g/kg DM 4.7 1.4 3.1 6.4 10  
Manganese mg/kg DM 51 8 39 61 10  
Zinc mg/kg DM 83 28 44 126 10  
Copper mg/kg DM 7 1 6 9 10  
Iron mg/kg DM 353 70 235 436 10  
               
Secondary metabolites Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Tanins, condensed (eq. catechin) g/kg DM 4   3 6 4  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, ruminants % 62.9         *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 60.1         *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 10.6         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 8.5         *

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

References

Amelchanka et al., 2010; Björkman et al., 2010; Görgen et al., 2016; Kälber et al., 2011; Kälber et al., 2014; Kara, 2014; Lahanov et al., 2004; Leiber et al., 2012

Last updated on 27/08/2019 16:50:13

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