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Boscia (Boscia angustifolia), aerial part, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 59       1  
Crude protein % DM 17.3 3.7 9.6 25 22  
Crude fibre % DM 30 10.4 10.3 40.3 8  
Ether extract % DM 1.9 0.7 1.2 3.2 8  
Ash % DM 8.7 2.7 5.1 15.6 13  
Insoluble ash % DM 1.9 1.6 0.4 4.5 5  
Neutral detergent fibre % DM 46 14.5 27.4 57 6  
Acid detergent fibre % DM 32.7 6.7 22.2 39 6  
Lignin % DM 8.3 3.3 4.1 12.2 5  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.5       1 *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 9.2 5.4 5.6 22.4 9  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 2 1.8 0.6 5.6 8  
Magnesium g/kg DM 2.8   2.2 3.3 3  
Potassium g/kg DM 14.3 5 7.6 20.6 6  
Sodium g/kg DM 0.1   0.03 0.21 3  
Manganese mg/kg DM 537   231 843 2  
Zinc mg/kg DM 52   19 85 2  
Copper mg/kg DM 14   10 17 2  
Iron mg/kg DM 273       1  
               
Secondary metabolites Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Tannins (eq. tannic acid) g/kg DM 5   2 8 3  
               
In vitro digestibility and solubility Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
In vitro OM digestibility (pepsin) % 47 11 31 61 9  
In vitro DM digestibility (pepsin) % 54       1  
In vitro DM digestibility (pepsin-cellulase) % 54   50 57 2  
In vitro OM digestibility (pepsin-cellulase) % 50   47 53 2  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 11.5         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 9.1         *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 62         *
OM digestibility, ruminants % 64.9         *
Dry matter degradability (effective, k=6%) % 57   43 65 2 *
a (DM) % 9   8 10 2  
b (DM) % 79   78 79 2  
c (DM) h-1 0.093   0.049 0.137 2  
               
Rabbit nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
DE rabbit MJ/kg DM 8.5         *
Energy digestibility, rabbit % 45.8         *

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

References

CGIAR, 2009; CIRAD, 1991; de Bie, 1991; Diagayété et al., 1986; Dougall et al., 1964; Doulkom, 2000; Gebremeskel, 2016; Osuga et al., 2006; Wilson et al., 1963; Woodward et al., 1995

Last updated on 21/07/2019 17:29:19

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