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Water hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes), leaves, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 11.3 4.0 5.5 18.3 12
Crude protein % DM 21.7 5.8 13.1 34.9 17
Crude fibre % DM 16.2 3.2 10.5 21.5 11
NDF % DM 54.1 10.1 39.1 68.1 7
ADF % DM 26.0 4.0 21.1 33.4 7
Lignin % DM 7.2 6.1 8.4 2
Ether extract % DM 3.1 1.8 1.3 6.6 13
Ash % DM 14.6 3.9 10.5 25.6 16
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 17.2 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 12.9 6.3 2.9 21.6 7
Phosphorus g/kg DM 6.0 2.8 3.0 9.2 7
Potassium g/kg DM 35.7 0.5 35.2 36.0 3
Sodium g/kg DM 12.4 10.1 0.7 18.3 3
Magnesium g/kg DM 5.8 3.0 2.6 8.5 5
Manganese mg/kg DM 169 174 69 370 3
Zinc mg/kg DM 20 3 18 23 3
Copper mg/kg DM 9 4 5 14 3
Iron mg/kg DM 143 143 143 2
 
Amino acids Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Alanine % protein 6.2 1
Arginine % protein 5.2 1
Aspartic acid % protein 12.0 1
Cystine % protein 1.3 1
Glutamic acid % protein 11.0 1
Glycine % protein 5.1 1
Histidine % protein 2.2 1
Isoleucine % protein 4.7 1
Leucine % protein 8.3 1
Lysine % protein 5.7 1
Methionine % protein 1.4 1
Phenylalanine % protein 5.4 1
Proline % protein 6.0 1
Serine % protein 4.1 1
Threonine % protein 4.3 1
Tryptophan % protein 1.0 1
Tyrosine % protein 3.4 1
Valine % protein 5.6 1
 
Secondary metabolites Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Tannins (eq. tannic acid) g/kg DM 1.2 1.2 1.3 2
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 56.8 1
OM digestibility, ruminants (gas production) % 53 50 57 2
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 53.2 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 9.2 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 7.3 *
ME ruminants (gas production) MJ/kg DM 5.6 5.2 5.9 2
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 65.4 1

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

References

Abdelhamid et al., 1991; Abo Bakr et al., 1984; Aboud et al., 2005; Aregheore et al., 2000; Begum et al., 2000; Bui Phan Thu Hang et al., 2011; Cheat Sophal et al., 2010; Chhay Ty et al., 2007; CIRAD, 1991; Hira et al., 2002; Luu Huu Manh et al., 2002; Sen, 1938; Vo Van Son et al., 2002; Wolverton et al., 1978

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:45:18

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