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Winged yam (Dioscorea alata), tuber, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Dry matter % as fed 29.8 25.4 34.2 2
Crude protein % DM 8.9 8.1 9.7 2
Crude fibre % DM 2.6 1
ADF % DM 10.7 1
Ether extract % DM 0.8 1
Ash % DM 5.1 4.9 5.2 2
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 17.2 *
 
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Calcium g/kg DM 0.6 0.1 1.2 2
Phosphorus g/kg DM 1.7 0.1 1.6 1.8 3
Potassium g/kg DM 16.0 1
Sodium g/kg DM 0.2 1
 
Pig nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb
Energy digestibility, growing pig % 86.0 *
DE growing pig MJ/kg DM 14.8 *

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

References

Cerning-Beroard et al., 1976; Oyenuga, 1968; Ravindran et al., 1994

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

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