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Velvet bean (Mucuna pruriens), seeds

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 90.8 2.5 88.5 94.7 8
Crude protein % DM 27.7 5.2 18.2 37.0 9
Crude fibre % DM 7.8 1.8 4.8 9.5 6
NDF % DM 19.8 7.5 14.6 28.4 3
ADF % DM 7.5 6.0 9.1 2
Lignin % DM 0.9 0.8 0.2 1.8 3
Ether extract % DM 2.6 1.6 0.7 4.7 7
Ash % DM 3.7 0.5 3.0 4.6 8
Starch (polarimetry) % DM 51.6 1
Total sugars % DM 6.6 1
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 19.2 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 1.9 1.0 1.0 3.0 3
Phosphorus g/kg DM 4.3 1.2 2.9 5.1 3
Potassium g/kg DM 8.1 1
Magnesium g/kg DM 1.9 1
 
Amino acids Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Alanine % protein 0.7 0.6 0.9 2
Arginine % protein 3.8 3.6 1.7 7.9 3
Aspartic acid % protein 1.8 1.7 2.0 2
Cystine % protein 1.2 0.9 1.5 2
Glutamic acid % protein 4.4 4.2 4.5 2
Glycine % protein 4.6 1
Histidine % protein 1.7 0.4 1.4 2.1 3
Isoleucine % protein 2.6 1.9 1.4 4.8 3
Leucine % protein 4.7 2.5 3.1 7.6 3
Lysine % protein 4.2 2.8 1.7 7.0 4
Methionine % protein 1.3 1.2 1.3 2
Phenylalanine % protein 2.7 1.8 1.5 4.8 3
Serine % protein 0.9 0.9 1.0 2
Threonine % protein 4.0 1
Tryptophan % protein 1.0 0.7 1.2 2
Tyrosine % protein 5.1 1
Valine % protein 2.8 2.3 1.4 5.5 3
 
Secondary metabolites Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Tannins (eq. tannic acid) g/kg DM 1.6 0.0 3.3 2
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 91.5 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 90.4 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 17.4 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 13.9 *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 81.0 1
 
Pig nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Energy digestibility, growing pig % 77.8 *
DE growing pig MJ/kg DM 14.9 *
MEn growing pig MJ/kg DM 14.2 *
NE growing pig MJ/kg DM 10.3 *

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

References

AFZ, 2011; Belewu et al., 2008; Cerighelli et al., 1960; Cirad, 2008; Diaz et al., 2002; French, 1938; Lon-Wo et al., 2002; Ogunji et al., 2003; Oyenuga, 1968; Ravindran et al., 1994

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:45:17

Table status 
Finished
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