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Saltbush (Salvadora persica), leaves, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 30.8 5.6 23.4 39.3 8
Crude protein % DM 14.2 1.8 10.9 18.4 31
Crude fibre % DM 10.5 1.2 7.9 14.1 29
NDF % DM 23.1 2.2 19.5 27.7 27
ADF % DM 14.2 1.3 11.5 16.6 27
Lignin % DM 3.3 0.4 2.6 4.3 27
Ether extract % DM 1.8 0.4 1.1 2.6 30
Ash % DM 34.1 3.9 23.1 40.7 31
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 12.6 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 69.0 23.0 9.8 91.1 16
Phosphorus g/kg DM 1.1 0.3 0.7 1.5 16
Potassium g/kg DM 16.9 4.3 10.0 27.6 16
Sodium g/kg DM 1.3 1.1 0.1 3.1 6
Magnesium g/kg DM 11.4 22.1 2.9 94.2 16
Manganese mg/kg DM 74 24 44 116 8
Zinc mg/kg DM 11 6 5 21 8
Copper mg/kg DM 3 1 1 5 8
 
Secondary metabolites Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Tannins (eq. tannic acid) g/kg DM 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 9

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

References

Bartha, 1970; CIRAD, 1991; Russell, 1947

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:44:59

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