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White mulberry (Morus alba), aerial part, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 30.2 5.6 24.2 46.3 25  
Crude protein % DM 19.1 4.2 11.5 26.4 36  
Crude fibre % DM 13.5 2 13.3 20.2 9 *
Neutral detergent fibre % DM 30.9 5.4 19.4 43.3 26  
Acid detergent fibre % DM 22.3 5.2 14.8 32.7 24  
Lignin % DM 5.4 2 3.8 10.8 11  
Ether extract % DM 5.6 1.8 3 7.4 5  
Ash % DM 12.3 4 4.4 22.2 29  
Insoluble ash % DM 3.5   1.9 5.2 2  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.2         *
               
Amino acids Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Alanine g/16g N 5.1   3.7 6.5 2  
Arginine g/16g N 7.4   5.8 8.9 2  
Aspartic acid g/16g N 8.8   6.4 11.2 2  
Glutamic acid g/16g N 8.9   8.7 9 2  
Glycine g/16g N 4.8   4.1 5.6 2  
Histidine g/16g N 2.2   2.1 2.3 2  
Isoleucine g/16g N 3.6   2.6 4.6 2  
Leucine g/16g N 7.6   6.4 8.8 2  
Lysine g/16g N 4.2   4.2 4.3 2  
Methionine g/16g N 1.9   1.8 2 2  
Phenylalanine g/16g N 3.8   3.5 4 2  
Phenylalanine+tyrosine g/16g N 7.6         *
Proline g/16g N 4.4   4.3 4.4 2  
Serine g/16g N 4.6   2.8 6.4 2  
Threonine g/16g N 3.9   2.8 5 2  
Tyrosine g/16g N 3.8   3.6 4 2  
Valine g/16g N 5.6   5.4 5.7 2  
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 22.3 7.6 13.8 36 6  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 3.2 1.7 1.2 5.7 7  
Potassium g/kg DM 17.5       1  
Sodium g/kg DM 2       1  
Magnesium g/kg DM 4.9   3.2 7.2 4  
Sulfur g/kg DM 2.6   2.1 3 2  
Manganese mg/kg DM 31   30 32 2  
Zinc mg/kg DM 55   22 109 3  
Copper mg/kg DM 10   4 20 3  
Iron mg/kg DM 322   87 782 3  
Selenium mg/kg DM 0.1   0.05 0.2 2  
               
Secondary metabolites Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Tanins, condensed (eq. catechin) g/kg DM 7 6 0 20 7  
               
In vitro digestibility and solubility Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
In vitro DM digestibility (pepsin) % 68 15 52 80 5  
In vitro OM digestibility (pepsin) % 76 2 73 80 7  
In vitro DM digestibility (pepsin-cellulase) % 83       1  
               
Ruminants nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, ruminants % 80.6         *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 77.1         *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 14         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 11.3         *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 79          
Nitrogen degradability (effective, k=6%) % 74   71 74 2 *
Nitrogen degradability (effective, k=4%) % 80       1 *
a (N) % 36       1  
b (N) % 61       1  
c (N) h-1 0.1       1  
Dry matter degradability (effective, k=6%) % 63   62 75 4 *
Dry matter degradability (effective, k=4%) % 69         *
a (DM) % 31   22 39 3  
b (DM) % 56   46 71 3  
c (DM) h-1 0.079   0.061 0.09 3  
               
Rabbit nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
DE rabbit MJ/kg DM 10.6         *
MEn rabbit MJ/kg DM 9.9         *
Energy digestibility, rabbit % 58.5         *
Nitrogen digestibility, rabbit % 69.7         *

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

References

Alibes et al., 1990; Cheema et al., 2011; Chiv Phiny et al., 2008; Dey et al., 2006; Dongmeza et al., 2009; Emile et al., 2017; Garcia et al., 2008; González et al., 2002 Gonzalez Garcia et al., 2002; González-García et al., 2008; Gowda et al., 2004; Güven et al., 2012; Hutasoit et al., 2017; Inam-Ur-Rahim et al., 2011; Kanpukdee Suchitra et al., 2008; Leterme et al., 2006; Ly et al., 2001; Makkar et al., 1998; Momin et al., 1943; Mtui et al., 2006; Naranjo et al., 2011; Papanastasis et al., 1999; Pathoummalangsy et al., 2008; Sahoo et al., 2010; Sen, 1938; Shayo et al., 1999; Singh et al., 1989; Sultan et al., 2008

Last updated on 11/11/2019 22:19:38

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