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Arrowroot (Maranta arundinacea), aerial part, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 41.3       1  
Crude protein % DM 27.3 7.1 17.5 33.5 5  
Crude fibre % DM 15.1 6.0 10.6 22.5 5  
NDF % DM 58.7   57.1 60.3 2  
ADF % DM 30.7   29.2 32.3 2  
Lignin % DM 5.9   2.7 9.2 2  
Ether extract % DM 6.9 3.1 2.2 8.5 4  
Ash % DM 11.5 2.8 9.3 15.1 5  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 19.0         *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 4.9       1  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 1.9       1  
Potassium g/kg DM 36.8       1  
Sodium g/kg DM 3.7       1  
Magnesium g/kg DM 3.1       1  
Manganese mg/kg DM 44       1  
Zinc mg/kg DM 32       1  
Copper mg/kg DM 8       1  
Iron mg/kg DM 184       1  
               
In vitro digestibility and solubility Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
DM digestibility, pepsin % 56.3       1  

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

References

Erdman et al., 1984; Munguti et al., 2012; Valdes Restrepo et al., 2010

Last updated on 19/02/2015 17:17:21

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