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Leucaena leucocephala, seeds

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 89.6 5.8 81.0 95.1 7
Crude protein % DM 31.9 5.6 22.3 41.3 8
Crude fibre % DM 15.6 4.1 11.4 20.5 5
NDF % DM 38.7 9.7 28.4 53.0 6
ADF % DM 20.7 3.2 16.5 24.5 6
Lignin % DM 8.8 9.7 3.1 20.1 3
Ether extract % DM 8.1 2.5 6.0 12.5 5
Ash % DM 5.7 2.3 4.1 8.8 6
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 22.3 1
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 7.8 4.6 10.9 2
Phosphorus g/kg DM 4.7 1.9 3.4 6.9 3
Potassium g/kg DM 12.3 9.6 15.0 2
Sodium g/kg DM 0.5 1
Magnesium g/kg DM 6.8 2.6 11.1 2
 
Amino acids Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Alanine % protein 3.6 3.6 3.7 2
Arginine % protein 5.1 1.2 4.3 6.4 3
Aspartic acid % protein 10.0 9.6 10.4 2
Cystine % protein 0.7 0.6 0.8 2
Glutamic acid % protein 13.3 12.1 14.5 2
Glycine % protein 4.0 3.6 4.4 2
Histidine % protein 2.6 0.8 2.0 3.5 3
Isoleucine % protein 2.6 0.8 1.9 3.4 3
Leucine % protein 4.3 1.8 2.4 5.8 3
Lysine % protein 3.9 1.2 2.9 5.2 3
Methionine % protein 0.6 0.3 0.3 0.9 3
Phenylalanine % protein 2.8 0.9 1.9 3.6 3
Proline % protein 3.2 2.8 3.6 2
Serine % protein 2.2 1
Threonine % protein 2.3 0.3 1.9 2.6 3
Tryptophan % protein 0.4 0.3 0.5 2
Tyrosine % protein 1.6 0.7 1.0 2.4 3
Valine % protein 3.6 0.4 3.2 4.0 3
 
Secondary metabolites Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Tannins (eq. tannic acid) g/kg DM 0.0 1
Tannins, condensed (eq. catechin) g/kg DM 2.9 1
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 89.1 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 89.1 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 19.9 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 15.5 *
a (N) % 39.6 38.1 41.0 2
b (N) % 44.9 44.0 45.8 2
c (N) h-1 0.085 0.079 0.091 2
Nitrogen degradability (effective, k=4%) % 70 *
Nitrogen degradability (effective, k=6%) % 66 63 69 2 *
 
Pig nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Energy digestibility, growing pig % 65.6 *
DE growing pig MJ/kg DM 14.6 *

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

References

Belewu et al., 2008; CGIAR, 2009; CIRAD, 1991; Ekpenyong, 1986; Ngwa et al., 2002; Odeyinka et al., 2004; Ohlde et al., 1982; Palafox et al., 1961; Promkot et al., 2003; Walker, 1975

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:43:25

Table status 
Finished
Table order 
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