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Gliricidia leaves and stems

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Crude protein % DM 6.8 0.6 5.6 8.1 54
Crude fibre % DM 19.7 18.5 21.0 2
NDF % DM 84.5 3.1 75.3 88.7 55
ADF % DM 73.8 5.7 44.7 78.4 52
Lignin % DM 18.3 1.1 15.9 20.5 52
Ether extract % DM 2.7 1.8 3.6 2
Ash % DM 5.0 0.7 3.8 6.7 55
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.2 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 1.6 0.3 1.0 2.2 44
Phosphorus g/kg DM 1.0 0.2 0.8 1.4 49
Potassium g/kg DM 19.3 3.1 13.1 24.5 44
Magnesium g/kg DM 1.4 1
Manganese mg/kg DM 40 1
Copper mg/kg DM 7 1
Iron mg/kg DM 61 1
 
Secondary metabolites Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Tannins (eq. tannic acid) g/kg DM 0.0 1
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 75.6 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 73.4 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 13.3 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 11.0 *

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

References

CGIAR, 2009; CIRAD, 1991

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:43:21

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