Feedipedia
Animal feed resources information system
Feedipedia
Feedipedia

Taro (Colocasia esculenta), aerial part, dried

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 89.7 1.9 88.0 92.2 4  
Crude protein % DM 22.3 5.0 15.6 26.7 4  
Crude fibre % DM 17.6 7.8 11.3 26.3 3  
NDF % DM 34.6       1  
ADF % DM 26.1       1  
Lignin % DM 6.0       1  
Ether extract % DM 4.5       1  
Ash % DM 13.7 1.5 12.4 15.4 3  
Starch (polarimetry) % DM 3.1       1  
Total sugars % DM 13.3       1  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.0         *

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

References

Chhay Ty et al., 2007; Chhay Ty et al., 2009; Du Thanh Hang et al., 2010; URZ, 2009

Last updated on 07/08/2013 16:35:13

Table status 
Finished
Table order 
2
1 386