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Siratro (Macroptilium atropurpureum), aerial part, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 24.4 4.2 17.4 35.0 35  
Crude protein % DM 16.2 2.8 11.1 21.4 55  
Crude fibre % DM 34.3 4.7 25.3 46.5 53  
NDF % DM 50.7 9.6 39.9 75.8 10 *
ADF % DM 39.5 3.6 27.7 40.2 9 *
Lignin % DM 7.3 0.6 6.9 8.1 3  
Ether extract % DM 2.7 0.5 1.2 3.7 40  
Ash % DM 8.8 2.7 5.8 18.8 53  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.8   16.2 18.8 2 *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 10.4 3.6 5.5 19.2 48  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 1.7 0.5 0.9 2.6 48  
Potassium g/kg DM 15.9 4.1 8.4 23.7 35  
Sodium g/kg DM 0.5   0.5 0.5 2  
Magnesium g/kg DM 4.7 1.0 3.2 7.1 36  
Manganese mg/kg DM 179 139 17 334 6  
Zinc mg/kg DM 26 6 19 34 6  
Copper mg/kg DM 9 3 5 12 6  
               
Amino acids Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Alanine % protein 5.2   5.1 5.3 2  
Arginine % protein 4.7   4.6 4.8 2  
Aspartic acid % protein 10.1   9.6 10.5 2  
Glutamic acid % protein 8.3   7.6 9.0 2  
Glycine % protein 5.0   4.8 5.1 2  
Histidine % protein 1.7   1.7 1.8 2  
Isoleucine % protein 4.3   4.3 4.4 2  
Leucine % protein 7.5   7.4 7.7 2  
Lysine % protein 4.6   4.5 4.6 2  
Methionine % protein 1.3   1.3 1.3 2  
Phenylalanine % protein 5.1   5.0 5.2 2  
Proline % protein 9.9   9.7 10.1 2  
Serine % protein 4.3   4.2 4.4 2  
Threonine % protein 4.5   4.4 4.6 2  
Tyrosine % protein 3.3   3.1 3.4 2  
Valine % protein 5.1   5.1 5.2 2  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 55.2   53.4 56.9 2  
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 52.7         *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 9.9         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 7.8         *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 75.3   67.6 82.9 2  

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

References

CIRAD, 1991; Holm, 1971; INFIC, 1978; Jingura et al., 2001; Milford, 1967; Mlay et al., 2006; Nasrullah et al., 2003; Saxena et al., 1971; Tokita et al., 2006

Last updated on 19/03/2013 13:57:25