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Cowpea seeds

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 89.9 2.1 85.8 94.6 38  
Crude protein % DM 25.2 2.2 18.2 30.4 51  
Crude fibre % DM 5.6 1.9 2.5 10.5 41  
NDF % DM 16.6 5.6 9.7 26.7 10  
ADF % DM 6.5 1.5 4.0 8.8 10  
Lignin % DM 0.8 1.0 0.3 3.4 8  
Ether extract % DM 1.6 0.6 0.5 3.9 48  
Ash % DM 4.1 0.6 3.1 5.8 47  
Starch (polarimetry) % DM 47.8 5.9 40.7 55.5 7  
Total sugars % DM 4.6 3.0 0.4 7.1 4  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.7 1.1 17.3 20.8 12 *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 1.1 0.6 0.3 2.7 30  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 4.2 0.9 2.1 5.4 32  
Potassium g/kg DM 15.0 2.4 12.8 21.5 18  
Sodium g/kg DM 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 3  
Magnesium g/kg DM 2.2 0.3 1.6 2.8 18  
Manganese mg/kg DM 20 8 14 32 4  
Zinc mg/kg DM 38 9 24 46 5  
Copper mg/kg DM 9 4 6 14 5  
Iron mg/kg DM 422 623 96 1356 4  
               
Amino acids Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Alanine % protein 4.2 0.5 3.4 5.1 7  
Arginine % protein 6.7 1.3 5.0 8.7 9  
Aspartic acid % protein 10.4 1.4 9.2 12.7 7  
Cystine % protein 1.1 0.2 0.6 1.4 11  
Glutamic acid % protein 15.8 1.8 14.1 18.7 7  
Glycine % protein 3.9 0.5 3.1 4.8 9  
Histidine % protein 3.1 0.5 2.4 4.1 8  
Isoleucine % protein 4.0 0.7 2.8 5.2 8  
Leucine % protein 7.4 1.6 5.8 11.3 9  
Lysine % protein 6.5 0.6 5.2 7.1 13  
Methionine % protein 1.4 0.2 0.9 1.6 12  
Phenylalanine % protein 5.5 0.6 4.4 6.4 9  
Proline % protein 4.6 0.8 3.8 5.7 6  
Serine % protein 4.9 0.6 3.8 5.6 7  
Threonine % protein 3.8 0.6 3.0 5.3 9  
Tryptophan % protein 1.1   0.9 1.3 2  
Tyrosine % protein 3.0 0.3 2.6 3.6 8  
Valine % protein 4.7 0.6 3.4 5.5 9  
               
Secondary metabolites Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Tannins (eq. tannic acid) g/kg DM 5.0 3.9 1.3 11.5 7  
Tannins, condensed (eq. catechin) g/kg DM 18.8 18.2 0.0 37.7 4  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, ruminants % 92.2         *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 90.5         *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 16.9         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 13.6         *
               
Pig nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Energy digestibility, growing pig % 81.4         *
DE growing pig MJ/kg DM 15.2         *
MEn growing pig MJ/kg DM 14.5         *
NE growing pig MJ/kg DM 10.5         *
Nitrogen digestibility, growing pig % 72.3       1  
               
Poultry nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
AMEn broiler MJ/kg DM 13.4 1.2 12.0 14.1 3  

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

References

AFZ, 2011; Allan et al., 2000; Cerighelli et al., 1960; CGIAR, 2009; CIRAD, 1991; CIRAD, 2008; Devendra et al., 1970; Garg et al., 2002; Gowda et al., 2004; Jagadi et al., 1987; Kalidass et al., 2012; Katoch, 2013; Khan et al., 1957; Le Dividich et al., 1975; Lim Han Kuo, 1967; Maliboungou et al., 1998; Nell et al., 1992; Nwokolo et al., 1985; Oluyemi et al., 1976; Omogbai, 1990; Owusu-Domfeh et al., 1970; Paduano et al., 1995; Ravindran et al., 1994; Rivas-Vega et al., 2006; Robinson et al., 2001; Sen, 1938; Singh et al., 2006; Tiwari et al., 2006

Last updated on 26/11/2015 11:07:18

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