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Persian clover (Trifolium resupinatum), aerial part, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 11.6 2.1 8.8 17.0 57  
Crude protein % DM 21.6 3.5 13.6 27.4 93  
Crude fibre % DM 18.6 1.8 13.3 21.0 45 *
NDF % DM 28.2 4.9 20.0 36.6 70  
ADF % DM 21.2 3.6 14.9 26.9 70  
Lignin % DM 2.7 0.8 1.3 4.1 61  
Ether extract % DM 3.1 1.6 1.9 5.5 5  
Ash % DM 14.1 2.8 9.3 20.1 78  
Starch (polarimetry) % DM 3.4   1.0 5.7 2  
Water-soluble carbohydrates % DM 7.6 4.4 4.8 14.2 4  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 17.6         *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 21.9 7.1 8.4 35.2 16  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 3.9 1.8 1.9 7.7 16  
Potassium g/kg DM 14.6 15.3 3.0 31.9 3  
Sodium g/kg DM 4.7 2.6 3.3 8.6 4  
Magnesium g/kg DM 9.7 4.0 3.7 11.8 4  
Manganese mg/kg DM 78 23 47 100 4  
Zinc mg/kg DM 29 10 19 40 4  
Copper mg/kg DM 11 3 6 14 4  
               
Amino acids Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Alanine % protein 6.0 0.7 5.4 6.7 3  
Arginine % protein 4.9 0.5 4.4 5.4 3  
Aspartic acid % protein 12.7 0.8 11.9 13.4 3  
Glutamic acid % protein 9.9 0.5 9.4 10.3 3  
Glycine % protein 4.7 0.3 4.5 5.0 3  
Histidine % protein 2.1 0.2 1.9 2.2 3  
Isoleucine % protein 4.6 0.2 4.4 4.7 3  
Leucine % protein 7.4 0.6 6.8 8.0 3  
Lysine % protein 5.2 0.3 4.8 5.4 3  
Methionine % protein 0.8 0.5 0.4 1.3 3  
Phenylalanine % protein 6.0 2.1 4.5 8.4 3  
Proline % protein 5.0 0.4 4.5 5.3 3  
Serine % protein 4.8 0.1 4.7 4.9 3  
Threonine % protein 4.5 0.3 4.3 4.8 3  
Tyrosine % protein 3.5 0.4 3.2 3.9 3  
Valine % protein 5.8 0.4 5.4 6.1 3  
               
In vitro digestibility and solubility Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
DM digestibility, pepsin-cellulase % 71.7 2.1 68.9 77.9 27  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 76.8 2.6 76.0 85.4 35 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 73.4         *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 12.9         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 10.3         *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 78.8 2.3 74.0 84.0 32  
a (N) % 32.7 10.0 6.0 42.3 13  
b (N) % 58.6 11.3 47.0 88.0 13  
c (N) h-1 0.083 0.047 0.043 0.218 13  
Nitrogen degradability (effective, k=4%) % 72 6 62 80 13 *
Nitrogen degradability (effective, k=6%) % 67 6 56 75 13 *

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

References

Alibes et al., 1990; CGIAR, 2009; Cohen, 2001; Dougall, 1962; Fulkerson et al., 2007; IAV, 2009; Kaur et al., 2010; Leddin et al., 2010; Pace et al., 1984; Sen, 1938; Singh et al., 1992; Stockdale, 1993; Stockdale, 1993; Stockdale, 1993; Stockdale, 1994; Stockdale, 1994; Tisserand et al., 1989; Vargas et al., 1965

Last updated on 02/05/2013 17:23:53

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