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White yam (Dioscorea rotundata), tuber, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 26.2 1
Crude protein % DM 5.9 1
Crude fibre % DM 2.4 1
Ether extract % DM 0.5 1
Ash % DM 4.3 1
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 17.1 *
 
Amino acids Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Arginine % protein 7.5 1
Cystine % protein 0.8 1
Glycine % protein 1.5 1
Histidine % protein 2.1 1
Isoleucine % protein 3.3 1
Leucine % protein 5.2 1
Lysine % protein 3.5 1
Methionine % protein 0.9 1
Phenylalanine % protein 4.7 1
Threonine % protein 3.4 1
Tyrosine % protein 3.3 1
Valine % protein 4.4 1
 
Pig nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Energy digestibility, growing pig % 86.3 *
DE growing pig MJ/kg DM 14.8 *

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

References

Oyenuga, 1968; Peters et al., 1960

Last updated on 24/10/2012 00:45:22

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