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Lentil seeds

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 88.3 1.2 87.1 91.0 18  
Crude protein % DM 26.9 1.8 24.6 30.0 23  
Crude fibre % DM 4.9 1.1 2.9 7.7 18  
NDF % DM 13.0 6.8 8.1 27.4 11 *
ADF % DM 6.3 1.1 3.3 6.3 10 *
Lignin % DM 1.6   1.2 2.0 2  
Ether extract % DM 1.6 1.0 0.5 5.0 19  
Ash % DM 3.8 1.2 2.7 6.8 19  
Starch (polarimetry) % DM 45.7 5.3 29.7 53.6 18  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.5 1.2 16.6 18.9 3 *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 1.1 0.5 0.6 2.3 9  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 4.5 1.1 3.1 6.6 11  
Potassium g/kg DM 10.3 0.9 9.0 11.3 6  
Sodium g/kg DM 0.4       1  
Magnesium g/kg DM 1.3 0.2 1.0 1.5 6  
Manganese mg/kg DM 18 4 14 24 5  
Zinc mg/kg DM 38 7 29 44 5  
Copper mg/kg DM 14 10 8 32 5  
Iron mg/kg DM 88 22 73 126 5  
               
Amino acids Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Alanine % protein 3.9 0.7 2.4 4.3 7  
Arginine % protein 7.3 1.4 3.9 8.8 9  
Aspartic acid % protein 10.9 0.7 9.9 11.5 7  
Cystine % protein 1.2 0.2 1.0 1.5 4  
Glutamic acid % protein 15.3 0.6 14.7 16.3 7  
Glycine % protein 4.0 0.2 3.8 4.4 8  
Histidine % protein 2.6 0.7 1.3 3.8 9  
Isoleucine % protein 4.5 0.8 3.4 6.3 8  
Leucine % protein 7.6 1.3 6.8 10.9 9  
Lysine % protein 6.5 0.9 4.3 8.0 11  
Methionine % protein 0.9 0.2 0.7 1.1 5  
Phenylalanine % protein 5.0 0.8 4.3 6.3 5  
Proline % protein 3.6 0.5 2.6 4.0 7  
Serine % protein 4.2 0.7 2.9 5.1 7  
Threonine % protein 3.5 0.6 2.5 4.5 9  
Tryptophan % protein 0.8 0.2 0.5 1.2 7  
Tyrosine % protein 2.8 0.3 2.5 3.2 4  
Valine % protein 4.6 0.6 4.0 5.4 5  
               
Secondary metabolites Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Tannins (eq. tannic acid) g/kg DM 6.6 2.9 1.8 11.4 7  
Tannins, condensed (eq. catechin) g/kg DM 1.1       1  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 92.4         *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 90.9         *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 16.8         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 13.5         *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 78.5         *
a (N) % 55.9       1  
b (N) % 44.2       1  
c (N) h-1 0.112       1  
Nitrogen degradability (effective, k=4%) % 88         *
Nitrogen degradability (effective, k=6%) % 85         *
               
Pig nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Energy digestibility, growing pig % 78.0       1  
DE growing pig MJ/kg DM 14.4         *
NE growing pig MJ/kg DM 9.8         *
Nitrogen digestibility, growing pig % 72.0       1  

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

References

Abbeddou et al., 2011; AFZ, 2011; Bell et al., 1986; Bredon et al., 1962; Combe et al., 1991; Gilbery et al., 2007; Grela et al., 1995; Kande, 1967; Khan et al., 1957; Landero et al., 2012; Ning Wang et al., 2006; Ravindran et al., 1994; Urbano et al., 1995; Woodman, 1945

Last updated on 13/03/2013 11:39:50

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