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Goose grass (Eleusine indica), aerial part, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 27 7.2 19.3 38.4 8  
Crude protein % DM 10.9 2.4 6 15.4 22  
Crude fibre % DM 29 3.8 23.7 35.9 8  
Ether extract % DM 2.8 0.6 2.2 3.8 5  
Ash % DM 11.2 2.2 7.4 16 13  
Insoluble ash % DM 3   2.5 3.4 2  
Neutral detergent fibre % DM 64.4 7 56.5 75.5 11 *
Acid detergent fibre % DM 34.1 7.3 20.8 50.6 11 *
Lignin % DM 4.1 2.3 1.3 8.2 7 *
Total sugars % DM 6.9       1  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 17.8         *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 5.3 2 2.2 9.2 14  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 2.6 0.8 1.4 3.8 14  
Magnesium g/kg DM 3.2 1.3 1.7 5.8 13  
Potassium g/kg DM 18.2 8.3 8.6 29.4 12  
Sodium g/kg DM 0.26 0.17 0.06 0.5 8  
Sulfur g/kg DM 2.9   2.7 3.1 2  
Manganese mg/kg DM 67 35 23 131 7  
Zinc mg/kg DM 60 40 19 156 9  
Copper mg/kg DM 7 1 4 9 9  
Iron mg/kg DM 393 192 66 634 8  
               
Secondary metabolites Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Tanins, condensed (eq. catechin) g/kg DM 0.6       1  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 11.2         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 9.1         *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 62.9         *
OM digestibility, ruminants % 65.8         *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 67       1  

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

References

Abideen et al., 2011; Bhannasiri, 1970; CIRAD, 1991; Holm, 1971; Ikhimioya et al., 1996; Jackson et al., 1996; Nashiki et al., 2005; Nuwanyakpa et al., 1983; Orden et al., 1999; Regmi et al., 2009; Sen et al., 1965; Serra et al., 1997; Zaharaby et al., 2001

Last updated on 30/07/2019 11:30:16

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