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Duckweed, fresh

Various species included

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 5.6 1.0 4.6 7.9 13  
Crude protein % DM 29.1 4.3 24.9 38.6 15  
Crude fibre % DM 12.5 4.6 6.9 18.7 9  
NDF % DM 40.1 8.2 33.9 58.2 8  
ADF % DM 18.5 4.5 12.4 23.4 4  
Lignin % DM 5.7 4.3 3.2 10.6 3  
Ether extract % DM 6.1 3.6 2.2 13.8 9  
Ash % DM 15.9 3.9 9.5 23.3 14  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.2         *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 23.3 14.2 7.1 33.1 3  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 5.7 0.7 4.9 6.2 3  
Potassium g/kg DM 42.9       1  
Sodium g/kg DM 1.4       1  
Manganese mg/kg DM 1723       1  
Zinc mg/kg DM 75       1  
Copper mg/kg DM 20       1  
Iron mg/kg DM 0       1  
               
Amino acids Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Alanine % protein 4.3 0.5 3.8 4.6 3  
Arginine % protein 4.4 0.7 3.8 5.3 3  
Aspartic acid % protein 6.8 1.0 5.6 7.6 3  
Glutamic acid % protein 7.1 1.2 5.8 8.0 3  
Glycine % protein 3.6 0.5 3.0 4.0 3  
Histidine % protein 1.7 0.5 1.2 2.2 3  
Isoleucine % protein 3.6 0.4 3.1 3.9 3  
Leucine % protein 6.6 0.7 5.8 7.2 3  
Lysine % protein 3.9 0.5 3.4 4.3 3  
Methionine % protein 0.8 0.0 0.8 0.9 3  
Phenylalanine % protein 4.1 0.4 3.6 4.5 3  
Proline % protein 2.9 0.4 2.4 3.3 3  
Serine % protein 2.6 0.3 2.3 2.8 3  
Threonine % protein 3.1 0.5 2.6 3.5 3  
Tyrosine % protein 2.7 0.5 2.2 3.1 3  
Valine % protein 4.3 0.7 3.5 5.0 3  
               
Secondary metabolites Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Tannins (eq. tannic acid) g/kg DM 16.0       1  
Tannins, condensed (eq. catechin) g/kg DM 0.2       1  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, ruminants (gas production) % 77       1  
ME ruminants (gas production) MJ/kg DM 6.5       1  

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

References

Bui Xuan Men et al., 1995; Dang Thi My Tu et al., 2012; Hassan et al., 1992; Ly et al., 2002; Negesse et al., 2009; Ngamsaeng et al., 2004; Nguyen Nhut Xuan Dung et al., 2002; Nguyen Nhut Xuan Dung et al., 2002; Rusoff et al., 1980; Zaharaby et al., 2001

Last updated on 30/11/2013 00:17:09

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