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Banyan (Ficus benghalensis), aerial part, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 38.2   31.7 46.6 4  
Crude protein % DM 10.9 1.9 9.1 14 6  
Crude fibre % DM 28.6   22.6 34 4  
Neutral detergent fibre % DM 44.7   40.9 53.9 4  
Acid detergent fibre % DM 34.6   30 41.3 4  
Lignin % DM 13.2   10.3 16 3  
Ether extract % DM 3.6   2.6 4.9 4  
Ash % DM 12.2 2.7 8.3 14.8 5  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 17.8       1 *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 20.8   10.7 26 3  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 4.9   1.9 7.8 3  
Manganese mg/kg DM 958       1  
Zinc mg/kg DM 73       1  
Iron mg/kg DM 2458       1  
               
Secondary metabolites Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Tannins (eq. tannic acid) g/kg DM 60   20 90 2  
Tanins, condensed (eq. catechin) g/kg DM 130   20 260 3  
               
In vitro digestibility and solubility Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
In vitro DM digestibility (pepsin) % 37       1  
In vitro OM digestibility (pepsin) % 31       1  
               
Ruminants nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, ruminants % 48.5       1  
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 46.3         *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 8.3         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 6.7         *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 28.2       1  
               
Rabbit nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
DE rabbit MJ/kg DM 7.6         *
MEn rabbit MJ/kg DM 7.2         *
Energy digestibility, rabbit % 42.5         *
Nitrogen digestibility, rabbit % 53.5         *

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

References

Bhatta et al., 2012; Dey et al., 2006; Gaikwad et al., 2017; Mia et al., 1960; Pal et al., 2015; Pavithra et al., 2019; Sen, 1938

Last updated on 10/09/2020 11:41:52

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