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Marvel grass (Dichanthium annulatum), aerial part, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 32.9 7.9 19.5 53.3 19
Crude protein % DM 5.5 1.4 2.6 8.5 22
Crude fibre % DM 41.3 3.1 34.9 45.5 22
NDF % DM 76.1 *
ADF % DM 47.8 *
Lignin % DM 7.1 *
Ether extract % DM 1.2 0.2 0.9 1.6 21
Ash % DM 9.6 1.3 7.0 11.9 22
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 17.9 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 3.4 0.9 1.9 5.5 17
Phosphorus g/kg DM 1.6 0.5 0.3 2.4 17
Potassium g/kg DM 11.2 4.2 6.9 15.4 3
Sodium g/kg DM 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.2 3
Magnesium g/kg DM 1.1 1
Manganese mg/kg DM 46 1
Zinc mg/kg DM 49 1
Copper mg/kg DM 5 1
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 55.1 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 52.7 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 9.4 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 7.6 *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 47.4 1

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

References

CIRAD, 1991; Dougall et al., 1960; Gill, 1970; Nooruddin et al., 1975; Patel, 1966; Sen, 1938

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:44:33

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