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Stylo (Stylosanthes guianensis), aerial part, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 27.0 8.0 15.6 52.9 962  
Crude protein % DM 14.0 3.4 6.2 21.7 1079  
Crude fibre % DM 31.2 4.2 20.8 41.5 1065  
NDF % DM 49.6 8.5 35.0 61.8 25 *
ADF % DM 38.1 6.8 25.6 51.2 42 *
Lignin % DM 8.7 1.7 5.5 10.8 31 *
Ether extract % DM 2.4 0.6 1.2 4.2 1040  
Ash % DM 8.8 1.9 4.7 13.9 1035  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.5 1.1 18.2 21.4 7 *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 13.8 3.6 4.6 23.3 1050  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 2.3 1.0 0.7 4.6 1051  
Potassium g/kg DM 17.6 6.4 5.1 31.2 954  
Sodium g/kg DM 0.2 0.2 0.0 0.7 29  
Magnesium g/kg DM 3.6 1.1 1.5 6.4 924  
Manganese mg/kg DM 93 44 39 290 113  
Zinc mg/kg DM 33 13 14 75 113  
Copper mg/kg DM 11 3 6 16 114  
Iron mg/kg DM 187   156 218 2  
               
Amino acids Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Alanine % protein 5.2 0.3 5.0 5.5 3  
Arginine % protein 4.9 0.4 4.4 5.3 4  
Aspartic acid % protein 9.9 1.4 8.7 11.4 3  
Cystine % protein 1.0 0.1 0.9 1.2 5  
Glutamic acid % protein 10.2 1.0 9.3 11.5 4  
Glycine % protein 4.8 0.1 4.7 4.9 3  
Histidine % protein 2.0 0.1 1.8 2.2 4  
Isoleucine % protein 3.3 0.6 2.6 3.7 4  
Leucine % protein 7.2 0.6 6.5 8.0 4  
Lysine % protein 4.5 0.8 3.1 5.2 5  
Methionine % protein 1.2 0.2 0.9 1.4 4  
Phenylalanine % protein 5.1 0.3 4.8 5.6 4  
Proline % protein 4.4 0.8 3.7 5.3 3  
Serine % protein 4.4 0.1 4.3 4.5 3  
Threonine % protein 4.3 0.3 4.0 4.7 5  
Tryptophan % protein 0.9   0.6 1.1 2  
Tyrosine % protein 5.2 0.9 4.1 5.9 3  
Valine % protein 4.1 0.7 3.3 5.1 5  
               
Secondary metabolites Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Tannins (eq. tannic acid) g/kg DM 13.2   10.5 15.9 2  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, ruminants % 56.6 5.5 51.4 66.8 10 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 54.1         *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 10.0         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 8.0         *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 60.3 9.5 42.0 77.3 10  
a (N) % 13.5       1  
b (N) % 49.5       1  
c (N) h-1 0.180       1  
Nitrogen degradability (effective, k=4%) % 54         *
Nitrogen degradability (effective, k=6%) % 51         *

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

References

Abaunza et al., 1991; Ajayi et al., 2008; Ajayi et al., 2009; Aka et al., 2004; Aumont et al., 1991; Buntha et al., 2006; CIRAD, 1991; Heinritz et al., 2012; Iyeghe-Erakpotobor et al., 2008; Jingura et al., 2001; Kambashi et al., 2014; Keoboualapheth et al., 2003; Khuc Thi Hue et al., 2006; Milford, 1967; Nasrullah et al., 2003; Nguyen Van Sao et al., 2010; Pozy et al., 1996; Scaut, 1959; Silva et al., 2010; Xandé et al., 1989

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