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Papyrus (Cyperus papyrus), aerial part, fresh

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 36.8 10.4 20.4 46 5  
Crude protein % DM 11.5 4.2 4.1 15.6 7  
Crude fibre % DM 29.4       1  
Ether extract % DM 1   0.6 1.3 3  
Ash % DM 7.3   5.6 8.4 3  
Insoluble ash % DM 3.6       1  
Neutral detergent fibre % DM 63   51.2 71.4 3  
Acid detergent fibre % DM 40.2   35.3 45.2 3  
Lignin % DM 9.4   8.7 10 2  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.2       1 *
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 2.3       1  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 4.5 2.4 1 6.6 6  
Magnesium g/kg DM 1.2       1  
Potassium g/kg DM 12   11.1 12.9 2  
Sodium g/kg DM 0.05       1  
Sulfur g/kg DM 1       1  
Iron mg/kg DM 282       1  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
DE ruminants MJ/kg DM 9.3         *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 7.5         *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 51.1         *
OM digestibility, ruminants % 53.4         *
               
Rabbit nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
DE rabbit MJ/kg DM 7.5         *
MEn rabbit MJ/kg DM 7.2         *
Energy digestibility, rabbit % 41.2         *
Nitrogen digestibility, rabbit % 45.8         *

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

References

CIRAD, 1991; Johnson et al., 2012; Kengne et al., 2008 Kengne et al., 2008; Onyango et al., 2019 Kengne et al., 2008; Shanko et al., 2018

Last updated on 30/07/2019 19:22:43

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