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Sweet potato tubers, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 30.0 3.6 23.3 37.2 136
Crude protein % DM 5.5 1.4 2.6 8.4 120
Crude fibre % DM 3.8 0.7 2.8 5.3 29
NDF % DM 11.3 2.3 9.1 15.4 6
ADF % DM 5.2 1.2 4.0 7.6 7
Lignin % DM 1.1 0.3 0.5 1.6 7
Ether extract % DM 1.1 0.6 0.3 2.5 12
Ash % DM 3.6 0.7 2.5 5.0 32
Starch (polarimetry) % DM 69.3 1
Total sugars % DM 9.1 1
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 17.4 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 1.2 0.5 0.5 2.3 28
Phosphorus g/kg DM 1.5 0.3 1.0 2.1 26
Potassium g/kg DM 12.2 3.5 6.4 18.1 23
Sodium g/kg DM 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.9 11
Magnesium g/kg DM 0.9 0.1 0.7 1.2 21
Manganese mg/kg DM 51 51 51 2
Zinc mg/kg DM 43 10 77 2
Copper mg/kg DM 7 5 8 2
Iron mg/kg DM 1342 419 2264 2
 
Amino acids Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Cystine % protein 2.7 1
Leucine % protein 5.3 1
Lysine % protein 4.0 1
Methionine % protein 0.7 1
Threonine % protein 4.7 1
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 85.1 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 81.3 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 14.1 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 12.0 *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 37.5 1
 
Pig nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Energy digestibility, growing pig % 84.1 *
DE growing pig MJ/kg DM 14.6 1.2 13.7 16.3 4 *
MEn growing pig MJ/kg DM 14.3 *
NE growing pig MJ/kg DM 11.3 *
Nitrogen digestibility, growing pig % 44.7 18.2 27.6 66.7 4

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

References

Bezerra et al., 2005; Canope et al., 1977; Cerning-Beroard et al., 1976; Chenost et al., 1969; CIRAD, 1991; Devendra et al., 1970; Dominguez, 1992; Fialho et al., 1995; French, 1955; Holm, 1971; Noblet et al., 1990; Oyenuga, 1968; Pozy et al., 1996; Purcell et al., 1972; Ravindran et al., 1995; Tomita et al., 1985; URZ, 2009

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:45:13

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