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Limpo grass (Hemarthria altissima), aerial part, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 20.2 5.8 10.2 27.1 10  
Crude protein % DM 9.3 2.5 6.1 14.7 29  
Crude fibre % DM 32.6 1.6 25.4 32.6 18 *
NDF % DM 73.2 5.9 56.9 84.7 29  
ADF % DM 38.1 3.1 34.2 45.2 27  
Lignin % DM 5.7 1.0 4.6 7.9 18  
Ether extract % DM 2.3 0.7 1.7 4.0 18  
Ash % DM 8.6 1.1 6.5 10.5 24  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.3         *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 2.5 0.9 1.5 5.0 15  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 2.0 0.3 1.6 2.6 15  
Potassium g/kg DM 25.9 5.3 19.1 37.7 15  
Sodium g/kg DM 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.4 14  
Magnesium g/kg DM 2.3 0.6 1.4 3.5 15  
Manganese mg/kg DM 186 68 95 332 14  
Zinc mg/kg DM 26 6 19 40 14  
Copper mg/kg DM 10 2 5 13 14  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 61.6 9.4 46.0 73.0 6 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 58.9         *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 10.7         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 8.7         *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 54.0   44.0 64.0 2  

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

References

Arthington et al., 2005; Aumont et al., 1991; Bogdan, 1977; Campos et al., 2010; CIRAD, 1991; Lacerda et al., 2004; Xandé et al., 1989

Last updated on 11/04/2013 14:03:03

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