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Lima bean (Phaseolus lunatus), seeds

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 88.4 3.3 84.2 95.6 8  
Crude protein % DM 24.5 3.2 18.9 28.2 11  
Crude fibre % DM 5.2 0.7 4.1 6.6 9  
NDF % DM 13.3         *
ADF % DM 6.0         *
Ether extract % DM 1.2 0.4 0.8 1.7 10  
Ash % DM 4.6 0.5 4.0 5.5 9  
Starch (polarimetry) % DM 40.1   37.8 42.3 2  
Total sugars % DM 8.3       1  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.4         *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 4.0 4.5 0.6 11.2 5  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 5.5 1.5 4.3 7.8 5  
Potassium g/kg DM 17.9 1.5 16.9 19.6 3  
Magnesium g/kg DM 2.0 0.3 1.8 2.3 3  
               
Amino acids Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Alanine % protein 3.6 2.7 0.5 5.6 3  
Arginine % protein 5.6 2.1 2.4 6.9 4  
Aspartic acid % protein 9.1 5.4 2.8 12.4 3  
Cystine % protein 1.1 0.1 1.0 1.1 3  
Glutamic acid % protein 12.8 5.7 6.3 16.9 3  
Glycine % protein 4.8 0.7 4.2 5.5 3  
Histidine % protein 2.8 0.5 2.1 3.2 4  
Isoleucine % protein 4.6 1.5 2.3 5.6 4  
Leucine % protein 8.0 1.5 5.8 9.0 4  
Lysine % protein 6.0 2.1 2.9 7.7 4  
Methionine % protein 1.4 0.2 1.3 1.7 3  
Phenylalanine % protein 5.5 1.8 2.8 6.7 4  
Proline % protein 4.7       1  
Serine % protein 4.9 2.9 1.6 7.2 3  
Threonine % protein 4.7 0.3 4.3 4.9 3  
Tryptophan % protein 1.0 0.1 1.0 1.1 3  
Tyrosine % protein 3.6 0.2 3.4 3.8 3  
Valine % protein 4.9 1.8 2.3 5.9 4  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 83.7       1  
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 81.7         *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 15.1         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 12.2         *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 66.1       1  
               
Poultry nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
AMEn broiler MJ/kg DM 14.1       1  

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

References

AFZ, 2011; Busson et al., 1960; CIRAD, 1991; Evans et al., 1974; Ogunji et al., 2003; Ologhobo, 1992; Oluyemi et al., 1976; Oyenuga, 1968; Woodman, 1945

Last updated on 26/02/2013 15:41:36

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