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Water hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes), whole plant with roots, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 5.8 1.1 4.9 7.6 5
Crude protein % DM 18.3 5.8 9.8 26.2 11
Crude fibre % DM 22.6 6.4 17.1 31.8 7
NDF % DM 57.3 1
ADF % DM 33.4 1
Ether extract % DM 2.0 0.5 1.1 2.5 8
Ash % DM 21.1 8.0 11.1 34.1 9
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 15.8 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 9.5 5.2 5.6 17.2 4
Phosphorus g/kg DM 6.3 2.9 3.1 8.9 4
Potassium g/kg DM 26.3 7.5 16.4 34.5 4
Sodium g/kg DM 17.9 1.8 16.3 20.2 4
Magnesium g/kg DM 2.6 0.8 1.7 3.5 4
Manganese mg/kg DM 164 89 86 291 4
Zinc mg/kg DM 41 22 21 68 4
Copper mg/kg DM 32 20 10 55 4
Iron mg/kg DM 3028 2102 1581 6150 4
 
Amino acids Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Alanine % protein 5.2 5.2 5.2 2
Arginine % protein 4.5 4.4 4.7 2
Aspartic acid % protein 10.5 10.1 11.0 2
Cystine % protein 0.2 0.2 0.2 2
Glutamic acid % protein 9.3 9.3 9.4 2
Glycine % protein 4.5 4.4 4.6 2
Histidine % protein 1.6 1.6 1.6 2
Isoleucine % protein 3.9 3.8 3.9 2
Leucine % protein 6.8 6.8 6.8 2
Lysine % protein 4.7 4.4 5.0 2
Methionine % protein 1.4 1.3 1.4 2
Phenylalanine % protein 4.1 3.8 4.4 2
Proline % protein 3.6 3.4 3.7 2
Serine % protein 3.5 3.4 3.6 2
Threonine % protein 3.7 3.7 3.7 2
Tyrosine % protein 2.9 2.9 2.9 2
Valine % protein 4.5 4.3 4.7 2
 
Pig nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Energy digestibility, growing pig % 54.6 *
DE growing pig MJ/kg DM 8.6 *

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

References

Boyd, 1969; Gérard et al., 1980; Jantrarotai, 1993; Klinavee et al., 1990; Nguyen Anh Tuan et al., 1994; Nguyen Van Thu et al., 2009; Wolverton et al., 1978

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:45:19

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