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Okra (Abelmoschus esculentus), leaves, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 18.5 1
Crude protein % DM 23.8 1
Crude fibre % DM 11.4 1
Ether extract % DM 3.2 1
Ash % DM 11.9 1
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 17.7 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 28.8 1
Phosphorus g/kg DM 3.8 1
 
Amino acids Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Arginine % protein 4.8 1
Cystine % protein 1.7 1
Glycine % protein 5.1 1
Histidine % protein 2.0 1
Isoleucine % protein 4.7 1
Leucine % protein 8.0 1
Lysine % protein 5.8 1
Methionine % protein 1.6 1
Phenylalanine % protein 5.3 1
Threonine % protein 4.8 1
Tyrosine % protein 3.8 1
Valine % protein 6.2 1

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

References

Busson, 1963; FAO/US. Dpt of Health, 1968

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:44:42

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