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Giant reed (Arundo donax), aerial part, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 29.8 0.3 29.5 30.2 4  
Crude protein % DM 11.1 1.2 10.2 13.2 5  
Crude fibre % DM 29.7 1.0 28.5 31.0 5  
NDF % DM 66.6 0.6 65.7 67.0 4  
ADF % DM 40.4 0.9 39.6 41.5 4  
Lignin % DM 7.6 0.3 7.3 7.9 4  
Ether extract % DM 2.8 0.5 1.9 3.0 5  
Ash % DM 11.4 2.1 10.0 15.0 5  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 17.8         *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 14.4 2.1 11.3 16.1 4  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 3.1 0.3 2.8 3.5 4  
Potassium g/kg DM 24.3 0.9 23.3 25.3 4  
Sodium g/kg DM 1.0 0.1 0.9 1.1 4  
Magnesium g/kg DM 3.6 0.3 3.3 4.1 4  
Manganese mg/kg DM 93 43 29 121 4  
Zinc mg/kg DM 52 10 38 61 4  
Copper mg/kg DM 2 1 1 2 4  
Iron mg/kg DM 95 19 82 123 4  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, ruminants % 58.4 6.8 54.0 68.5 4  
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 55.9         *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 10.0         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 8.0         *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 59.6 9.7 53.7 74.0 4  

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

References

Ahmed et al., 2009; Ahmed et al., 2011; Talapatra, 1950

Last updated on 15/08/2014 19:36:48

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