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Echinochloa (Echinochloa haploclada)

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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Synonyms 
Panicum haplocladum Stapf
Related feed(s) 
Description 
Tufted perennial 60-150 cm high occurring on stream banks and in swamps. A good seed producer, and easily established from seed on seasonally waterlogged ground.
Nutritional aspects
Ruminants 
Well grazed when young.
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 13.7 1
Crude fibre % DM 30.7 1
NDF % DM 66.1 *
ADF % DM 36.1 *
Lignin % DM 4.5 *
Ether extract % DM 3.0 1
Ash % DM 11.3 1
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.1 *
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 67.7 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 64.7 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 11.7 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 9.4 *

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

References

Dougall et al., 1958

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:44:08

References
Datasheet citation 

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