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Blue panic (Panicum antidotale), aerial part, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 28.6 6.6 18.6 46.9 36
Crude protein % DM 10.2 3.3 4.0 15.6 39
Crude fibre % DM 36.6 3.7 30.8 44.1 39
NDF % DM 73.7 *
ADF % DM 42.5 *
Lignin % DM 5.9 *
Ether extract % DM 1.6 0.4 0.6 2.5 39
Ash % DM 9.8 2.1 6.6 15.8 40
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.1 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 4.5 1.8 1.7 9.1 36
Phosphorus g/kg DM 2.7 1.2 1.2 5.7 36
Potassium g/kg DM 22.1 6.6 13.7 38.6 11
Sodium g/kg DM 0.1 0.0 0.2 2
Magnesium g/kg DM 2.5 1.2 1.2 4.1 7
Manganese mg/kg DM 127 1
Zinc mg/kg DM 43 33 53 2
Copper mg/kg DM 6 5 7 2
Iron mg/kg DM 533 1
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 58.5 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 55.9 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 10.1 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 8.1 *

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

References

CIRAD, 1991; Gowda et al., 2004; Malik et al., 1967; Sen, 1938

Last updated on 27/11/2012 16:21:47

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