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Cotton seeds, dehulled

Dehulled cotton seeds contain less fibre than whole cotton seeds, but the fibre content depends on the level of dehulling, which may be highly variable.

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 93.6 1.8 90.4 95.5 10  
Crude protein % DM 32.5 2.9 27.2 37.9 11  
Crude fibre % DM 13.2 6.7 2.8 20.5 10  
NDF % DM 27.5         *
ADF % DM 18.2         *
Lignin % DM 6.2         *
Ether extract % DM 31.5 7.3 18.4 38.0 8  
Ash % DM 5.6 0.8 4.7 6.7 10  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 26.2         *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 1.9 0.5 1.4 2.3 3  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 8.6 1.8 6.8 10.3 3  
Potassium g/kg DM 11.8       1  
Magnesium g/kg DM 5.2       1  

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

References

AFZ, 2011; Ashes et al., 1978; CIRAD, 1991; CIRAD, 2008

Last updated on 17/01/2013 13:39:28

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