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Mexican sunflower (Tithonia diversifolia), aerial part, fresh

Includes the leaves and variable amounts of stems and petioles

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 19.8 7.3 1.5 29.5 12  
Crude protein % DM 21.2 5.0 11.7 27.5 24  
Crude fibre % DM 20.2 10.1 12.0 33.5 8  
NDF % DM 44.7 5.8 33.3 55.9 18  
ADF % DM 35.3 6.5 24.1 47.6 17  
Lignin % DM 9.2 4.3 6.6 17.9 6  
Ether extract % DM 2.7 1.0 1.9 5.2 9  
Ash % DM 12.2 1.7 9.7 14.1 11  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 17.7         *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 21.4 3.3 15.8 24.7 6  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 3.6 0.2 3.2 3.9 6  
Potassium g/kg DM 39.8       1  
Magnesium g/kg DM 0.6 0.1 0.5 0.7 5  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, ruminants % 71.8 12.3 58.5 82.9 3  
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 70.5         *
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 12.5         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 9.9         *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 79.9 11.2 67.8 89.9 3  
a (N) % 35.6   35.6 35.6 2  
b (N) % 58.8   58.8 58.8 2  
c (N) h-1 0.240   0.240 0.240 2  
Nitrogen degradability (effective, k=4%) % 86   86 86 2 *
Nitrogen degradability (effective, k=6%) % 83   83 83 2 *

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

References

CIRAD, 1991; FUSAGx/CRAW, 2009; Gualberto et al., 2011; Mauricio et al., 2014; Naranjo et al., 2011; Navarro et al., 1990; Ngo Hong Chin et al., 2012; Nguyen Thi Thu Hong et al., 2013; Nguyen Van Sao et al., 2010; Osuga et al., 2006; Pathoummalangsy et al., 2008; Verdecia et al., 2011

Last updated on 15/12/2014 16:52:12

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