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Bambara groundnut seeds

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 86.8 3.4 83.0 89.7 3  
Crude protein % DM 19.8 3.1 16.7 23.4 4  
Crude fibre % DM 10.8 5.6 3.4 17.0 4  
NDF % DM 24.2       1  
ADF % DM 16.0   14.0 18.0 2  
Lignin % DM 3.2       1  
Ether extract % DM 5.6 0.9 4.6 6.4 3  
Ash % DM 4.4   3.8 5.1 2  
Starch (polarimetry) % DM 41.2       1  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 19.4         *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 1.4       1  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 2.6       1  
Potassium g/kg DM 14.6       1  
Magnesium g/kg DM 1.9       1  
               
Amino acids Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Alanine % protein 4.4       1  
Arginine % protein 6.8       1  
Aspartic acid % protein 11.0       1  
Cystine % protein 1.5       1  
Glutamic acid % protein 16.9       1  
Glycine % protein 3.7       1  
Histidine % protein 3.1       1  
Isoleucine % protein 4.1       1  
Leucine % protein 7.6       1  
Lysine % protein 6.7       1  
Methionine % protein 1.3       1  
Phenylalanine % protein 5.5       1  
Serine % protein 4.7       1  
Threonine % protein 3.5       1  
Tryptophan % protein 1.2       1  
Tyrosine % protein 3.4       1  
Valine % protein 4.9       1  
               
Secondary metabolites Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Tannins, condensed (eq. catechin) g/kg DM 0.0       1  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 90.6         *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 89.0         *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 17.2         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 14.0         *
               
Pig nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Energy digestibility, growing pig % 73.1         *
DE growing pig MJ/kg DM 14.2         *
NE growing pig MJ/kg DM 9.9         *

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

References

AFZ, 2011; Belewu et al., 2008; CIRAD, 1991; Ologhobo, 1992

Last updated on 26/02/2013 15:13:38

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