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Tamarind seeds

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 91.0 1
Crude protein % DM 15.4 2.5 13.5 18.3 3
Crude fibre % DM 26.4 1
NDF % DM 51.0 1
ADF % DM 22.6 7.4 37.9 2
Lignin % DM 6.6 1
Ether extract % DM 7.0 1.6 5.3 8.4 3
Ash % DM 2.7 0.6 2.2 3.5 4
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 20.3 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 3.0 2.5 1.4 6.7 4
Phosphorus g/kg DM 1.7 1.0 0.8 3.0 4
Magnesium g/kg DM 2.5 1.5 3.5 2
Manganese mg/kg DM 36 1
Zinc mg/kg DM 69 19 119 2
Copper mg/kg DM 8 1 15 2
Iron mg/kg DM 303 1
 
Amino acids Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Alanine % protein 4.3 1
Arginine % protein 6.6 1
Aspartic acid % protein 11.3 1
Cystine % protein 3.2 1
Glutamic acid % protein 18.4 1
Glycine % protein 8.8 1
Histidine % protein 3.3 1
Isoleucine % protein 4.5 1
Leucine % protein 7.5 1
Lysine % protein 6.5 1
Methionine % protein 1.2 1
Phenylalanine % protein 4.8 1
Proline % protein 5.3 1
Serine % protein 5.9 1
Threonine % protein 3.2 1
Tyrosine % protein 5.7 1
Valine % protein 4.4 1
 
Secondary metabolites Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Tannins (eq. tannic acid) g/kg DM 29.6 1
Tannins, condensed (eq. catechin) g/kg DM 37.7 13.7 61.8 2
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 85.7 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 84.9 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 17.3 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 13.9 *
 
Pig nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Energy digestibility, growing pig % 48.7 *
DE growing pig MJ/kg DM 9.9 *

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

References

Barman et al., 2006; Gowda et al., 2004; Panigrahi et al., 1989; Sen, 1938

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:43:15

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