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Grass pea (Lathyrus sativus), seeds

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 90.9 0.5 89.5 92.4 43  
Crude protein % DM 30.0 1.8 26.4 33.8 67  
Crude fibre % DM 6.4 1.2 4.6 8.5 21  
NDF % DM 20.1 6.6 16.0 27.7 3  
ADF % DM 7.1 1.6 4.7 9.3 7  
Lignin % DM 1.3 0.5 0.8 1.8 3  
Ether extract % DM 1.2 0.5 0.6 3.0 29  
Ash % DM 3.2 0.8 1.8 5.1 34  
Starch (polarimetry) % DM 49.2 5.4 40.0 56.5 9  
Total sugars % DM 6.3 1.6 4.7 8.9 6  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 19.1 0.8 17.4 19.1 3 *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 0.8 0.4 0.1 1.8 26  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 2.9 1.0 0.5 4.1 26  
Potassium g/kg DM 10.3 2.0 6.4 12.2 7  
Sodium g/kg DM 0.3   0.2 0.4 2  
Magnesium g/kg DM 1.4 0.2 1.1 1.8 19  
Manganese mg/kg DM 134 37 15 181 17  
Zinc mg/kg DM 328 89 27 452 17  
Copper mg/kg DM 81 29 8 123 18  
Iron mg/kg DM 1183 1513 74 4690 20  
               
Amino acids Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Alanine % protein 3.8 0.6 3.2 4.5 4  
Arginine % protein 7.1 1.0 6.1 8.0 5  
Aspartic acid % protein 13.3 2.6 10.5 16.2 4  
Cystine % protein 1.4 0.2 1.2 1.6 6  
Glutamic acid % protein 16.0 1.7 13.4 17.5 5  
Glycine % protein 3.7 0.3 3.4 4.2 6  
Histidine % protein 2.8 0.4 2.5 3.5 5  
Isoleucine % protein 4.1 0.6 3.4 5.0 7  
Leucine % protein 6.4 0.4 5.8 6.9 6  
Lysine % protein 6.4 1.0 4.1 7.3 10  
Methionine % protein 0.8 0.2 0.6 1.1 8  
Phenylalanine % protein 3.8 0.6 3.0 4.5 6  
Proline % protein 3.8 0.6 3.1 4.4 4  
Serine % protein 4.7 0.3 4.4 5.1 4  
Threonine % protein 3.6 0.6 2.6 4.1 10  
Tyrosine % protein 2.3 0.6 1.4 2.9 5  
Valine % protein 4.6 0.7 3.9 5.9 7  
               
Secondary metabolites Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Tannins, condensed (eq. catechin) g/kg DM 2.1 1.6 0.1 7.2 117  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, ruminants % 92.0         *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 91.0         *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 17.4         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 13.8         *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 90.0       1  
a (N) % 57.0   52.0 62.0 2  
b (N) % 42.5   37.0 48.0 2  
c (N) h-1 0.155   0.140 0.170 2  
Nitrogen degradability (effective, k=4%) % 91   91 91 2 *
Nitrogen degradability (effective, k=6%) % 88   87 88 2 *

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

References

Adsule et al., 1989; Aletor et al., 1994; Budag et al., 2009; Choudhury et al., 1973; Deshpande et al., 1992; Dhiman et al., 1983; Farhangi, 1996; Gonzalez et al., 2003; Grela et al., 1995; Infascelli et al., 1995; Kuo et al., 1995; Latif et al., 1975; Lisiewska et al., 2003; Low et al., 1990; Neumark, 1970; Ozkan et al., 2011; Ramachandran et al., 2004; Ronda Lain et al., 1963; Rotter et al., 1991; Shobhana et al., 1976; Urga et al., 2005; Vargas et al., 1965

Last updated on 23/10/2014 14:41:32

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