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Berseem (Trifolium alexandrinum), aerial part, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 12.5 3.9 8.4 25.7 86  
Crude protein % DM 19.9 2.9 14.4 26.7 121  
Crude fibre % DM 22.3 3.3 15.7 28.5 107  
NDF % DM 44.8 5.4 30.6 51.2 77 *
ADF % DM 27.6 4.6 20.6 38.4 111 *
Lignin % DM 5.1 1.3 2.8 8.3 50  
Ether extract % DM 3.2 0.9 1.8 5.1 28  
Ash % DM 15.4 2.1 11.3 20.2 112  
Water-soluble carbohydrates % DM 5.1   3.9 6.3 2  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 17.4         *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 19.3 3.8 14.0 26.0 36  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 2.7 0.7 1.5 3.8 31  
Potassium g/kg DM 45.9       1  
Manganese mg/kg DM 34       1  
Zinc mg/kg DM 17       1  
Copper mg/kg DM 5       1  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 73.0 4.3 60.0 77.6 41 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 69.8         *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 12.2         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 9.6         *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 74.9 3.6 68.3 81.0 24  
a (N) % 21.9   5.7 38.0 2  
b (N) % 74.4   58.5 90.3 2  
c (N) h-1 0.059   0.054 0.065 2  
Nitrogen degradability (effective, k=4%) % 66   62 71 2 *
Nitrogen degradability (effective, k=6%) % 59   53 66 2 *

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

References

Ahmed et al., 1983; Ait Amar, 2005; Alibes et al., 1990; Ammar et al., 2010; Bouzid, 1984; Brink et al., 1988; CIRAD, 1991; Das et al., 1999; Fulkerson et al., 2007; FUSAGx/CRAW, 2009; Guessous, 1983; Hedhly et al., 2011; IAV, 2009; Kamra et al., 1989; Maan et al., 2003; Mohsen et al., 2011; Negi et al., 1988; Neumark, 1970; Pace et al., 1984; Sarwar et al., 2005; Sen, 1938; Singh et al., 1992; Susmel et al., 1995; Tisserand et al., 1989; Vargas et al., 1965

Last updated on 02/05/2013 17:08:33

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