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Honey locust (Gleditsia triacanthos), seeds

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 90.6 0.6 90.2 91.8 6  
Crude protein % DM 24.5 4.1 19.3 29.7 7  
Crude fibre % DM 11.8 1.7 9.9 12.9 3  
NDF % DM 38.3 7.4 29.2 46.9 4  
ADF % DM 13.7 0.9 12.6 14.8 4  
Lignin % DM 1.6 0.3 1.2 2.0 4  
Ether extract % DM 3.5 1.0 2.7 4.6 3  
Ash % DM 4.6 0.9 3.4 5.7 7  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 19.2         *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 3.5   3.1 3.8 2  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 3.6   3.3 3.8 2  
Potassium g/kg DM 13.6   13.5 13.8 2  
Magnesium g/kg DM 1.4   1.4 1.5 2  
               
In vitro digestibility and solubility Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, pepsin % 93.8 2.0 90.8 94.9 4  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 90.3         *
DM digestibility, ruminants % 75.7 11.4 62.2 88.2 4  
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 89.1         *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 17.1         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 13.7         *
               
Pig nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Energy digestibility, growing pig % 71.6         *
DE growing pig MJ/kg DM 13.7         *

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

References

CIRAD, 1991; Loock, 1947; Papanastasis et al., 1999

Last updated on 26/04/2013 15:18:38

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