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African stylo (Stylosanthes fruticosa), aerial part, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 30.8 6.0 23.6 40.7 16
Crude protein % DM 14.5 3.7 11.4 27.8 18
Crude fibre % DM 34.0 8.0 6.9 41.5 18
NDF % DM 48.2 1
ADF % DM 46.1 1
Lignin % DM 9.1 1
Ether extract % DM 1.9 0.5 0.8 2.7 17
Ash % DM 8.7 2.6 5.3 16.0 18
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.5 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 15.0 4.4 0.3 22.6 17
Phosphorus g/kg DM 1.4 0.3 0.9 1.9 17
Potassium g/kg DM 15.6 4.4 10.3 25.7 17
Sodium g/kg DM 0.1 1
Magnesium g/kg DM 2.8 0.5 1.6 3.5 17
Manganese mg/kg DM 89 1
Zinc mg/kg DM 29 1
Copper mg/kg DM 7 1
Iron mg/kg DM 125 1
 
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 0.0 1
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 61.2 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 58.5 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 10.8 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 8.6 *

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

References

Adjolohoun, 2008; CIRAD, 1991; Göhl, 1982

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:43:34

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