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Water hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes), aerial part, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 8.1 3.0 3.8 14.6 16
Crude protein % DM 13.5 3.9 8.5 20.0 18
Crude fibre % DM 20.2 4.9 14.6 33.2 12
NDF % DM 64.7 7.9 54.2 77.9 9
ADF % DM 33.8 4.3 27.8 39.7 8
Lignin % DM 9.3 1
Ether extract % DM 2.8 1.4 1.3 4.8 16
Ash % DM 18.7 3.8 12.0 25.7 17
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 16.2 10.5 16.2 2 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 11.3 7.0 5.8 25.0 9
Phosphorus g/kg DM 3.0 2.1 1.8 7.7 9
Potassium g/kg DM 25.3 25.9 3.8 70.3 8
Sodium g/kg DM 2.0 0.2 1.8 2.2 4
Magnesium g/kg DM 5.0 4.6 1.5 13.8 9
Manganese mg/kg DM 679 3 676 682 4
Zinc mg/kg DM 52 1 51 53 4
Copper mg/kg DM 12 0 11 12 4
Iron mg/kg DM 523 5 516 527 4
 
Amino acids Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Arginine % protein 6.7 0.5 6.2 7.1 3
Glutamic acid % protein 8.8 8.3 9.4 2
Glycine % protein 5.2 0.8 4.6 6.2 3
Histidine % protein 1.7 0.4 1.3 2.1 3
Isoleucine % protein 5.1 0.2 4.8 5.3 3
Leucine % protein 8.4 0.5 8.0 8.9 3
Lysine % protein 4.3 1.1 3.1 5.1 3
Methionine % protein 1.3 0.4 0.9 1.7 3
Phenylalanine % protein 5.2 0.4 4.8 5.5 3
Threonine % protein 3.9 1.0 3.1 5.0 3
Valine % protein 5.6 0.1 5.5 5.7 3
 
Secondary metabolites Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Tannins (eq. tannic acid) g/kg DM 0.1 1
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 59.5 1
OM digestibility, ruminants (gas production) % 49 5 45 58 5
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 54.2 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 8.8 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 7.1 *
ME ruminants (gas production) MJ/kg DM 5.5 0.5 5.0 6.3 5
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 66.1 1
 
Rabbit nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Energy digestibility, rabbit % 32.6 *
DE rabbit MJ/kg DM 5.3 1
MEn rabbit MJ/kg DM 5.0 *
Nitrogen digestibility, rabbit % 42.9 1

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

References

Abdelhamid et al., 1991; Aboud et al., 2005; Aregheore et al., 2000; Baldwin et al., 1975; Bui Phan Thu Hang et al., 2011; Cheat Sophal et al., 2010; CIRAD, 1991; Gérard et al., 1980; Le Thi Men et al., 2006; Le Thi Men, 2006; Loosli et al., 1954; Ly et al., 2002; Mako et al., 2011

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

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