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Sesban (Sesbania sesban), aerial part, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 26.0 6.1 15.4 36.0 13
Crude protein % DM 24.4 4.5 16.9 30.7 24
Crude fibre % DM 12.9 4.0 7.6 18.8 5
NDF % DM 27.1 12.5 16.8 63.5 18
ADF % DM 18.8 8.9 11.1 47.6 17
Lignin % DM 4.5 1.8 2.4 8.4 16
Ether extract % DM 3.4 1.7 0.9 6.0 8
Ash % DM 9.7 1.6 6.7 11.8 22
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.3 0.5 18.3 19.9 3 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 15.9 8.8 2.7 27.8 12
Phosphorus g/kg DM 3.3 2.0 1.7 6.7 8
Potassium g/kg DM 11.6 9.9 1.1 21.3 5
Sodium g/kg DM 0.3 0.3 0.1 0.6 3
Magnesium g/kg DM 3.5 2.5 1.0 7.0 5
 
Amino acids Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Alanine % protein 5.2 1
Arginine % protein 4.6 1
Aspartic acid % protein 8.9 1
Cystine % protein 0.2 1
Glutamic acid % protein 10.0 1
Glycine % protein 4.5 1
Histidine % protein 1.8 1
Isoleucine % protein 3.8 1
Leucine % protein 7.5 1
Lysine % protein 5.3 1
Methionine % protein 1.5 1
Phenylalanine % protein 4.4 1
Proline % protein 4.8 1
Serine % protein 4.3 1
Threonine % protein 4.1 1
Tyrosine % protein 2.9 1
Valine % protein 4.5 1
 
Secondary metabolites Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Tannins, condensed (eq. catechin) g/kg DM 2.0 1.0 1.0 3.0 3
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 82.5 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 78.9 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 14.4 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 11.5 *
a (N) % 32.6 9.3 24.7 46.8 8
b (N) % 71.3 14.6 49.0 97.6 8
c (N) h-1 0.094 0.045 0.055 0.180 8
Nitrogen degradability (effective, k=4%) % 83 *
Nitrogen degradability (effective, k=6%) % 76 12 59 99 8 *

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

References

Barnes, 1998; Bonsi et al., 1995; Brown et al., 1987; Bui Phan Thu Hang et al., 2011; CIRAD, 1991; Dougall et al., 1958; Ebong, 1995; El Hassan et al., 2000; Göhl, 1982; Kaitho et al., 1997; Kaitho et al., 1998; Mahyuddin et al., 1988; Melaku et al., 2003; Nasrullah et al., 2003; Niang et al., 1998; Pozy et al., 1996; Teguia et al., 1999

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:45:02

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