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Butterfly pea (Clitoria ternatea), aerial part, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 21.9 6.0 12.7 30.5 10
Crude protein % DM 21.3 4.3 12.8 28.7 15
Crude fibre % DM 25.6 7.9 17.3 40.1 10
NDF % DM 53.3 7.7 42.3 62.8 7
ADF % DM 37.5 6.2 31.9 47.4 5
Lignin % DM 9.1 1.0 7.9 9.8 3
Ether extract % DM 3.0 0.9 1.2 4.4 10
Ash % DM 9.9 3.4 6.6 17.8 8
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.6 1.3 17.1 19.6 3 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 12.7 6.7 1.5 25.9 11
Phosphorus g/kg DM 2.9 1.1 0.3 3.9 9
Potassium g/kg DM 16.9 7.3 7.7 23.0 4
Sodium g/kg DM 0.7 0.3 0.3 1.1 4
Magnesium g/kg DM 4.2 1.6 3.2 6.0 3
Manganese mg/kg DM 68 35 28 91 3
Zinc mg/kg DM 33 10 25 44 3
Copper mg/kg DM 7 2 6 9 3
 
Amino acids Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Cystine % protein 2.1 1
Lysine % protein 4.4 1
Methionine % protein 1.5 1
Threonine % protein 4.4 1
Tryptophan % protein 1.7 1
 
Secondary metabolites Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Tannins (eq. tannic acid) g/kg DM 11.1 5.0 17.1 2
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 69.7 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 66.6 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 12.4 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 9.8 *

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

References

Barnes, 1999; CIRAD, 1991; Heinritz et al., 2012; Juma et al., 2006; Kawas et al., 1995; López et al., 2001; Mastrapa et al., 2000; Nasrullah et al., 2003

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:44:26

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