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Chinaberry (Melia azedarach), aerial part, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 34.8 30.1 39.4 2
Crude protein % DM 17.1 12.4 21.8 2
Crude fibre % DM 13.5 11.6 15.3 2
Ether extract % DM 7.5 6.2 8.8 2
Ash % DM 11.2 10.8 11.6 2
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.6 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 24.1 23.1 25.0 2
Phosphorus g/kg DM 2.3 2.2 2.4 2
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 53.7 1
ME ruminants (FAO, 1982) MJ/kg DM 8.1 1
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 49.9 1

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

References

Malik et al., 1967; Patel, 1966

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:43:59

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