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Leucaena leucocephala, aerial part, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 29.9 4.0 22.7 37.4 53
Crude protein % DM 23.3 4.2 14.2 33.3 499
Crude fibre % DM 19.9 4.4 12.5 29.7 72
NDF % DM 40.9 9.3 22.2 59.1 335
ADF % DM 25.4 7.5 11.2 43.1 262
Lignin % DM 10.8 4.5 3.6 22.0 250
Ether extract % DM 4.0 1.1 1.5 6.1 67
Ash % DM 8.5 2.2 4.7 14.0 511
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 19.0 1.7 18.3 23.5 14 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 10.7 6.2 3.0 27.2 121
Phosphorus g/kg DM 2.1 0.5 1.1 3.5 249
Potassium g/kg DM 18.9 3.7 10.6 25.2 194
Sodium g/kg DM 0.2 0.2 0.0 0.7 38
Magnesium g/kg DM 3.9 1.0 2.3 6.6 71
Manganese mg/kg DM 65 23 27 132 32
Zinc mg/kg DM 30 9 19 53 33
Copper mg/kg DM 13 6 7 31 32
Iron mg/kg DM 261 159 136 695 22
 
Amino acids Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Alanine % protein 5.1 4.8 5.5 2
Arginine % protein 5.6 0.7 4.9 6.4 4
Aspartic acid % protein 8.5 8.0 9.0 2
Cystine % protein 2.3 1.2 3.3 2
Glutamic acid % protein 9.8 9.5 10.0 2
Glycine % protein 4.6 0.4 4.3 5.1 3
Histidine % protein 2.2 0.4 1.9 2.7 4
Isoleucine % protein 4.7 1.0 3.8 5.9 4
Leucine % protein 7.9 0.8 7.3 9.0 4
Lysine % protein 5.5 0.9 4.6 6.7 4
Methionine % protein 1.3 0.1 1.2 1.4 4
Phenylalanine % protein 5.4 0.2 5.0 5.6 4
Proline % protein 4.0 4.0 4.0 2
Serine % protein 4.3 4.2 4.4 2
Threonine % protein 4.1 0.3 3.9 4.6 4
Tyrosine % protein 4.2 0.1 4.0 4.3 4
Valine % protein 5.2 0.5 4.7 5.8 4
 
Secondary metabolites Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Tannins (eq. tannic acid) g/kg DM 23.8 32.1 0.0 107.8 18
Tannins, condensed (eq. catechin) g/kg DM 27.6 28.1 0.1 72.8 8
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 75.4 1.5 58.9 75.4 4 *
OM digestibility, ruminants (gas production) % 58 1
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 73.3 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 13.9 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 11.0 *
ME ruminants (gas production) MJ/kg DM 8.4 0.2 8.3 8.7 3
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 65.3 3.5 60.6 68.6 4
a (N) % 18.5 11.7 0.0 35.2 11
b (N) % 62.5 15.8 36.1 85.7 11
c (N) h-1 0.044 0.019 0.015 0.080 11
Nitrogen degradability (effective, k=4%) % 51 29 51 2 *
Nitrogen degradability (effective, k=6%) % 45 12 22 60 10 *
 
Pig nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Energy digestibility, growing pig % 58.8 44.0 58.8 2 *
DE growing pig MJ/kg DM 11.2 9.6 11.2 2 *
Nitrogen digestibility, growing pig % 44.0 42.0 46.0 2

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

References

Abdulrazak et al., 1996; Abdulrazak et al., 1997; Abdulrazak et al., 2001; Abdulrazak et al., 2006; Adeneye, 1979; Adjolohoun, 2008; Ahn et al., 1989; Alvarez et al., 1978; Aregheore et al., 2006; Aumont et al., 1991; Baba et al., 2002; Babayemi et al., 2006; Babayemi, 2007; Balogun et al., 1995; Balogun et al., 1998; Barahona et al., 2003; Barnes, 1998; Bhannasiri, 1970; Bonsi et al., 1995; Bosman et al., 1995; Boukary-Mori, 2000; Bui Huy Nhu Phuc, 2006; CGIAR, 2009; CIRAD, 1991; Ekpenyong, 1986; El Hassan et al., 2000; Evitayani et al., 2004; Faria-Marmol et al., 1996; FUSAGx/CRAW, 2009; González-García et al., 2008; Gowda et al., 2004; Holm, 1971; Hulman et al., 1978; Huque et al., 1995; Jones et al., 2000; Kabaija et al., 1988; Kaitho et al., 1997; Kaitho et al., 1998; Keir et al., 1997; Khamseekhiew et al., 2001; Khanum et al., 2007; Larbi et al., 1998; Larbi et al., 2005; Mahyuddin et al., 1988; Makkar et al., 1998; Mecha et al., 1980; Mlay et al., 2006; Mondal et al., 2008; Nasrullah et al., 2003; Nsahlai et al., 1996; Odedire et al., 2007; Orskov et al., 1992; Phuc et al., 2000; Pires et al., 2006; Pozy et al., 1996; Premaratne et al., 1998; Ravindran et al., 1994; Reddy et al., 2008; Scott, 1967; Siaw et al., 1993; Teguia et al., 1999; Vadiveloo, 1989; Warly et al., 2010; Work, 1937; Xandé et al., 1989

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

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