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Weeping love grass (Eragrostis curvula), aerial part, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 38.2 7.0 28.1 48.3 29
Crude protein % DM 9.0 1.9 5.6 13.1 38
Crude fibre % DM 38.3 2.7 30.7 42.1 31
NDF % DM 73.3 *
ADF % DM 44.5 *
Lignin % DM 6.4 *
Ether extract % DM 1.9 0.4 1.1 2.7 30
Ash % DM 4.6 1.0 3.6 7.1 31
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 19.1 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 2.0 0.2 1.6 2.6 29
Phosphorus g/kg DM 1.2 0.3 0.9 1.8 29
Potassium g/kg DM 11.6 2.3 8.8 17.0 28
Magnesium g/kg DM 0.9 0.2 0.7 1.9 29
 
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
OM digestibility, Ruminant % 53.3 *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 49.4 *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 9.4 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 7.6 *

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

References

AFZ, 2011; Alibes et al., 1990; Castro et al., 1984; CIRAD, 1991; Pozy et al., 1996; Rethman et al., 1984; Vargas et al., 1965

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:45:20

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