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Milanje finger grass (Digitaria milanjiana), aerial part, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Crude protein % DM 8.1 2.6 5.6 10.7 3
Crude fibre % DM 34.5 3.0 31.2 36.8 3
NDF % DM 69.7 *
ADF % DM 40.3 *
Lignin % DM 5.4 *
Ether extract % DM 2.3 2.3 2.3 2
Ash % DM 10.4 0.7 9.7 11.0 3
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 17.9 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 6.3 2.9 9.8 2
Phosphorus g/kg DM 5.3 4.7 5.9 2
Potassium g/kg DM 24.2 16.6 31.8 2
Sodium g/kg DM 0.7 1
Magnesium g/kg DM 2.7 1.6 3.8 2
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 62.2 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 59.5 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 10.7 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 8.6 *

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

References

CIRAD, 1991; Dougall et al., 1958; Nasrullah et al., 2003

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:44:35

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