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American jointvetch (Aeschymone americana), aerial part, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Crude protein % DM 21.8 2.8 17.1 24.5 6  
Crude fibre % DM 29.5          
Ether extract % DM 3.1          
Ash % DM 7.8          
Neutral detergent fibre % DM 38.5 6.1 31.6 48.2 6  
Acid detergent fibre % DM 33.2   30.8 35.6 2  
Lignin % DM 7.4   5.8 9 2  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 19.2         *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 19.3          
Phosphorus g/kg DM 7.3          
Magnesium g/kg DM 4.4          
Potassium g/kg DM 16.8          
Sodium g/kg DM 0.6          
               
In vitro digestibility and solubility Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
In vitro DM digestibility (pepsin) % 73 3 70 77 5  
In vitro OM digestibility (pepsin) % 66          
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 11.8         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 9.2         *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 61         *
OM digestibility, ruminants % 64         *

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

References

Brink et al., 1988; Brown et al., 1991; Nasrullah et al., 2003

Last updated on 14/12/2017 23:15:03

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