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Coral tree (Erythrina variegata), aerial part, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 25.2 8.8 19.3 43.9 7  
Crude protein % DM 20.8 1.8 17.2 23 8  
Crude fibre % DM 27.3   16.6 36 4 *
Ether extract % DM 3.6 1.2 2.5 5.4 5  
Ash % DM 19 25.5 7.8 91.1 10  
Insoluble ash % DM 0.6   0.5 0.8 2  
Neutral detergent fibre % DM 46.9 10.1 29.8 64 8  
Acid detergent fibre % DM 31.8 7.5 21.6 44.3 6  
Lignin % DM 11.6   5.5 18.6 3  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 17.1       1 *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 16.8   9.7 24.1 4  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 3.4   2.2 6.2 4  
Magnesium g/kg DM 3.5       1  
Zinc mg/kg DM 65       1  
Copper mg/kg DM 28       1  
Iron mg/kg DM 1100       1  
               
Secondary metabolites Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Tannins (eq. tannic acid) g/kg DM 0   0 0 3  
Tanins, condensed (eq. catechin) g/kg DM 20   0 50 4  
               
In vitro digestibility and solubility Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
In vitro DM digestibility (pepsin) % 60       1  
In vitro OM digestibility (pepsin) % 72       1  
In vitro DM digestibility (pepsin-cellulase) % 52   43 61 2  
In vitro OM digestibility (pepsin-cellulase) % 48   39 57 2  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 10.8         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 8.4         *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 63         *
OM digestibility, ruminants % 66       1 *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 92       1  
Dry matter degradability (effective, k=6%) % 58   56 60 2 *
a (DM) % 38   37 40 2  
b (DM) % 37   31 44 2  
c (DM) h-1 0.065   0.059 0.07 2  
               
Rabbit nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
DE rabbit MJ/kg DM 7         *
MEn rabbit MJ/kg DM 6.2         *
Energy digestibility, rabbit % 41         *
Nitrogen digestibility, rabbit % 82         *

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

References

Amanullah et al., 2006; Aregheore et al., 2004; CIRAD, 1991; Daovy Kongmanila et al., 2009; Gowda et al., 2004; Ibrahim et al., 1995; Kanpukdee Suchitra et al., 2008; Kibria et al., 1994; Monforte-Briceño et al., 2005; Siaw et al., 1993

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