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Azolla (Azolla spp.), fresh

Includes different azolla species

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 6.7 1.3 5.1 8.7 8  
Crude protein % DM 20.6 3.5 13.9 28.1 15  
Crude fibre % DM 15.0 3.5 11.3 22.8 9  
NDF % DM 43.8 5.9 35.4 52.3 6  
ADF % DM 31.8 6.4 24.0 38.9 5  
Lignin % DM 11.4 1.7 9.3 13.5 5  
Ether extract % DM 3.8 1.3 1.9 5.1 9  
Ash % DM 15.9 3.5 9.8 21.6 12  
Starch (polarimetry) % DM 4.1   2.7 5.5 2  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 17.0         *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 11.0 4.1 5.8 17.0 8  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 6.1 5.5 0.3 15.5 11  
Potassium g/kg DM 17.4 3.7 10.9 22.5 7  
Sodium g/kg DM 9.0 4.3 2.8 12.5 4  
Magnesium g/kg DM 5.0 0.8 3.9 6.1 5  
Manganese mg/kg DM 762 438 208 1429 5  
Zinc mg/kg DM 38 28 11 77 5  
Copper mg/kg DM 16 7 10 28 5  
Iron mg/kg DM 3900 3794 711 8200 5  
               
Amino acids Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Alanine % protein 6.4 1.0 5.3 7.4 3  
Arginine % protein 5.9 0.7 5.1 6.6 3  
Aspartic acid % protein 9.3 1.0 8.2 10.3 3  
Cystine % protein 1.6 0.8 0.7 2.3 3  
Glutamic acid % protein 12.6 1.0 11.6 13.5 3  
Glycine % protein 5.6 1.1 4.5 6.6 3  
Histidine % protein 2.1 0.4 1.6 2.4 3  
Isoleucine % protein 4.5 0.8 3.7 5.4 3  
Leucine % protein 8.4 1.2 7.0 9.2 3  
Lysine % protein 4.7 1.1 3.5 6.5 5  
Methionine % protein 1.4 0.3 1.2 1.9 5  
Phenylalanine % protein 5.4 0.2 5.2 5.6 3  
Proline % protein 4.9 1.7 3.5 6.8 3  
Serine % protein 4.5 0.9 3.9 5.6 3  
Threonine % protein 4.7 0.7 4.0 5.3 3  
Tryptophan % protein 1.8   1.5 2.0 2  
Tyrosine % protein 3.6 0.5 3.2 4.1 3  
Valine % protein 5.5 1.5 3.8 6.8 3  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, ruminants (gas production) % 64       1  
ME ruminants (gas production) MJ/kg DM 7.4       1  
               
Pig nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Energy digestibility, growing pig % 63.4       1  
DE growing pig MJ/kg DM 10.4       1  

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

References

AFZ, 2011; Becerra et al., 1990; Buckingham et al., 1978; CIRAD, 1991; Huggins, 2007; Leterme et al., 2009; Ly et al., 2002; Malek et al., 2008; Murthy et al., 2013; Parashuramulu et al., 2013; Pozy et al., 1996

Last updated on 13/12/2013 16:33:16

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