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African spiderflower (Gynandropsis gynandra), aerial part, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 15.7 2 12 20.7 15  
Crude protein % DM 28.9 2.9 23.8 33.7 15  
Crude fibre % DM 14.5 2.5 9.2 18.6 14  
Neutral detergent fibre % DM 38.4         *
Acid detergent fibre % DM 16.2         *
Ether extract % DM 3 0.3 2.7 3.5 11  
Ash % DM 18.2 2.3 15.7 22.9 13  
Total sugars % DM 3.6   2 5.1 2  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 17.1         *
               
Amino acids Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Alanine g/16g N 7.9       1  
Arginine g/16g N 5.6       1  
Aspartic acid g/16g N 10.7       1  
Cystine g/16g N 1.5       1  
Glutamic acid g/16g N 14       1  
Glycine g/16g N 5.6       1  
Histidine g/16g N 2       1  
Isoleucine g/16g N 5.1       1  
Leucine g/16g N 8.4       1  
Lysine g/16g N 5.9       1  
Methionine g/16g N 0.5       1  
Methionine+cystine g/16g N 2         *
Phenylalanine g/16g N 5.9       1  
Phenylalanine+tyrosine g/16g N 8.4         *
Proline g/16g N 8.6       1  
Serine g/16g N 4.3       1  
Threonine g/16g N 4.9       1  
Tyrosine g/16g N 2.4       1  
Valine g/16g N 6.7       1  
               
Fatty acids Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Myristic acid C14:0 % fatty acids 2.3       1  
Palmitic acid C16:0 % fatty acids 22.1       1  
Palmitoleic acid C16:1 % fatty acids 0.5       1  
Stearic acid C18:0 % fatty acids 3.3       1  
Oleic acid C18:1 % fatty acids 0.2       1  
Linoleic acid C18:2 % fatty acids 7.8       1  
Linolenic acid C18:3 % fatty acids 58.2       1  
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 24.3 5.3 16.9 45.3 28  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 4.5 0.8 3 7.1 27  
Potassium g/kg DM 35.2 16.1 20.9 109 28  
Sodium g/kg DM 0.6   0.42 0.78 2  
Magnesium g/kg DM 6.9 1.9 4.2 15.1 28  
Sulfur g/kg DM 4 0.7 3 6 24  
Manganese mg/kg DM 379 143 38 662 25  
Zinc mg/kg DM 59 11 34 80 25  
Copper mg/kg DM 13 6 8 26 22  
Iron mg/kg DM 3344 1677 214 5892 26  
               
Secondary metabolites Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Oxalates g/kg DM 0.09   0.09 0.1 2  
               
Ruminants nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, ruminants % 74.6         *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 71.4         *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 12.2         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 9.5         *
               
Rabbit nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
DE rabbit MJ/kg DM 10.4         *
Energy digestibility, rabbit % 60.8         *

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

References

Agbo et al., 2014; Bartha, 1970; Glew et al., 2009; Jinazali et al., 2017; Kebwaro, 2013; Omondi et al., 2017

Last updated on 11/09/2020 14:50:15

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