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Argan (Argania spinosa), fruit pulp, dried

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 90.1 2.3 85.4 92.8 11  
Crude protein % DM 7.9 1.4 4.7 10.1 12  
Crude fibre % DM 6.7 1.9 5.5 8.9 3  
NDF % DM 19.8 6.3 9.9 30.9 10  
ADF % DM 15.6 7.7 6.6 34.5 11  
Lignin % DM 7.2 3.5 2.6 15.0 10  
Ether extract % DM 6.0 2.2 3.7 8.8 4  
Ash % DM 6.6 1.4 4.5 9.4 12  
Total sugars % DM 15.3       1  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.2         *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 2.6 1.1 1.5 4.8 7  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 0.7 0.1 0.5 0.9 6  
Potassium g/kg DM 23.3 3.8 17.1 28.0 7  
Sodium g/kg DM 1.9 0.3 1.4 2.4 7  
Magnesium g/kg DM 0.8 0.1 0.7 1.0 7  
Manganese mg/kg DM 8 2 5 11 7  
Zinc mg/kg DM 6 1 4 8 7  
Copper mg/kg DM 2 0 1 2 7  
Iron mg/kg DM 97 36 58 166 7  
               
Fatty acids Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Palmitic acid C16:0 % fatty acids 24.5   23.7 25.3 2  
Stearic acid C18:0 % fatty acids 4.9   4.2 5.6 2  
Oleic acid C18:1 % fatty acids 13.8   13.1 14.5 2  
Linoleic acid C18:2 % fatty acids 30.2   28.4 31.9 2  
Linolenic acid C18:3 % fatty acids 12.7   12.5 12.8 2  

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

References

Charrouf et al., 2009; CIRAD, 2008; Merouane et al., 2014

Last updated on 19/02/2015 01:46:29

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