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Taro (Colocasia esculenta), tuber, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 28.6 5.3 23.7 36.1 5  
Crude protein % DM 5.4 2.7 2.7 8.7 5  
Crude fibre % DM 2.5 0.8 1.7 3.3 4  
NDF % DM 3.4       1  
ADF % DM 2.0       1  
Lignin % DM 0.4       1  
Ether extract % DM 0.9 0.7 0.3 1.9 5  
Ash % DM 4.0 1.0 3.2 5.5 4  
Starch (polarimetry) % DM 80.2       1  
Total sugars % DM 3.6       1  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 17.2         *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 3.8       1  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 4.4       1  
               
Pig nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Energy digestibility, growing pig % 86.2         *
DE growing pig MJ/kg DM 14.8         *
MEn growing pig MJ/kg DM 14.5         *
NE growing pig MJ/kg DM 11.7         *

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

References

Agwunobi et al., 2002; Devendra et al., 1970; Gonzalez-Garcia et al., 2009; Peters et al., 1960; Pozy et al., 1996

Last updated on 07/08/2013 16:36:43

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