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Jackfruit (Artocarpus heterophyllus), leaves, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 40.6 9.8 32.4 53.0 4
Crude protein % DM 15.6 2.0 12.9 18.5 5
Crude fibre % DM 19.5 4.9 15.5 26.2 4
NDF % DM 36.5 30.1 43.0 2
ADF % DM 26.9 25.2 28.6 2
Lignin % DM 7.5 7.3 7.7 2
Ether extract % DM 3.6 1.0 2.8 5.0 4
Ash % DM 10.5 1.0 9.2 11.8 5
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 17.9 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 14.7 3.4 11.0 20.0 5
Phosphorus g/kg DM 3.2 2.2 1.1 6.4 5
Potassium g/kg DM 20.5 1
Magnesium g/kg DM 1.9 1.7 2.1 2
Zinc mg/kg DM 107 1
Copper mg/kg DM 5 1
Iron mg/kg DM 449 1
 
Secondary metabolites Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Tannins (eq. tannic acid) g/kg DM 146.9 1
Tannins, condensed (eq. catechin) g/kg DM 132.3 1
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
ME ruminants (FAO, 1982) MJ/kg DM 7.5 1
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 46.3 1

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

References

CIRAD, 1991; Devasia et al., 1976; Gowda et al., 2004; Keir et al., 1997; Lim Han Kuo, 1967; Malik et al., 1967; Reddy et al., 2008

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:44:23

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