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Tung tree (Aleurites fordii)

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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Common names 
Toung, varnish tree, tung tree, tung oil tree, china wood oil tree
Related feed(s) 
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 25.6 1
Crude fibre % DM 42.9 1
Ether extract % DM 6.1 1
Ash % DM 5.4 1
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 20.9 *
 
Amino acids Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Arginine % protein 10.6 1
Histidine % protein 2.2 1
Isoleucine % protein 4.8 1
Leucine % protein 7.4 1
Lysine % protein 4.1 1
Methionine % protein 2.1 1
Phenylalanine % protein 7.1 1
Threonine % protein 4.4 1
Valine % protein 8.1 1
 
Pig nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Energy digestibility, growing pig % 22.7 *
DE growing pig MJ/kg DM 4.8 *

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

References

Holmes et al., 1953; Lyman et al., 1956

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:45:16

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