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Taro (Colocasia esculenta), tuber, peeled, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 31.9 4.1 28.3 36.4 3  
Crude protein % DM 6.9 3.3 3.2 9.5 3  
Crude fibre % DM 2.8 1.7 1.7 4.8 3  
Ether extract % DM 0.5 0.3 0.1 0.8 3  
Ash % DM 4.2 1.8 2.4 6.0 3  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 17.2         *
               
Secondary metabolites Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Tannins (eq. tannic acid) g/kg DM 0.0       1  
               
Pig nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Energy digestibility, growing pig % 85.8         *
DE growing pig MJ/kg DM 14.7         *

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

References

Abdulrashid et al., 2009; Devendra et al., 1970

Last updated on 07/08/2013 16:37:10

Table status 
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