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Desert date, aerial part, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 44.0 5.6 32.6 54.9 17
Crude protein % DM 16.0 3.2 10.7 24.2 85
Crude fibre % DM 18.3 2.3 13.8 23.9 48
NDF % DM 33.0 4.0 26.4 41.2 52
ADF % DM 22.6 2.6 18.5 28.7 46
Lignin % DM 11.4 2.0 5.1 14.1 45
Ether extract % DM 3.7 1.2 2.0 6.4 46
Ash % DM 14.6 2.4 7.7 19.1 83
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 17.3 1.9 17.3 21.5 3 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 27.8 7.6 12.7 45.8 39
Phosphorus g/kg DM 1.2 0.4 0.7 1.9 41
Potassium g/kg DM 20.5 4.5 12.9 30.4 29
Sodium g/kg DM 0.4 0.2 0.1 0.9 8
Magnesium g/kg DM 6.2 1.3 3.8 9.5 29
Manganese mg/kg DM 83 39 20 166 14
Zinc mg/kg DM 29 22 12 100 14
Copper mg/kg DM 8 8 2 29 14
Iron mg/kg DM 99 1
 
Secondary metabolites Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Tannins (eq. tannic acid) g/kg DM 0.8 2.0 0.0 5.8 12
Tannins, condensed (eq. catechin) g/kg DM 1.3 1.5 0.0 3.0 4
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, ruminants (gas production) % 57 57 58 2
ME ruminants (gas production) MJ/kg DM 8.0 8.0 8.0 2

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

References

Blair Ralns, 1963; CGIAR, 2009; CIRAD, 1991; Dougall et al., 1958; Fadel Elseed et al., 2002

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:43:18

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