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Taro (Colocasia esculenta), aerial part, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 12.0 5.2 7.0 23.5 12  
Crude protein % DM 20.5 3.8 15.5 25.7 12  
Crude fibre % DM 17.1 6.0 11.2 31.1 11  
NDF % DM 36.6   35.3 37.8 2  
ADF % DM 16.6   7.8 25.3 2  
Lignin % DM 6.4       1  
Ether extract % DM 9.1   7.4 10.7 2  
Ash % DM 15.0 2.9 10.5 19.8 11  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.6         *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 10.3 8.8 0.5 17.4 3  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 2.9 2.7 0.4 5.8 3  

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

References

Chhay Ty et al., 2009; CIRAD, 1991; Devendra et al., 1970; Du Thanh Hang et al., 2009; Du Thanh Hang et al., 2010; Ngo Huu Toan et al., 2010; Nguyen Tuyet Giang et al., 2009; Oyenuga, 1968

Last updated on 07/08/2013 16:34:19

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