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Buckwheat (Fagopyrum esculentum) grain

Main analysis Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Dry matter % as fed 84.9 5.2 69.6 93.2 19  
Crude protein % DM 13.2 1.4 9.3 16.4 27  
Crude fibre % DM 13.1 2.7 7.3 17 14  
Neutral detergent fibre % DM 24.9 3.7 20.7 31.4 9  
Acid detergent fibre % DM 17 1.8 14.2 19.4 7  
Lignin % DM 8.3 1 7.2 10.1 6  
Ether extract % DM 2.6 0.7 1.5 4.6 16  
Ash % DM 2.9 1.8 1.7 8 18  
Insoluble ash % DM 0.4       1  
Starch (polarimetry) % DM 55 5.6 43.6 61.5 9  
Total sugars % DM 1   0.8 1.2 4  
Gross energy MJ/kg DM 18.7 0.3 18.3 18.9 5 *
               
Amino acids Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Alanine g/16g N 4.4   4.3 4.5 2  
Arginine g/16g N 9.2 0.4 8.7 9.7 5  
Aspartic acid g/16g N 11.4   11.3 11.4 2  
Cystine g/16g N 1.8   1.6 2.5 4  
Glutamic acid g/16g N 18.6   18.5 18.6 2  
Glycine g/16g N 6.5   6.3 6.6 2  
Histidine g/16g N 2.5   2.3 2.7 4  
Isoleucine g/16g N 3.5 0.6 2.8 4 5  
Leucine g/16g N 6.4 0.3 6.1 6.7 5  
Lysine g/16g N 5.7 0.7 4.6 6.2 5  
Methionine g/16g N 2.3 0.3 1.9 2.5 5  
Methionine+cystine g/16g N 4.1         *
Phenylalanine g/16g N 4.5   4.2 4.8 4  
Phenylalanine+tyrosine g/16g N 6.7         *
Proline g/16g N 3.9   3.8 3.9 2  
Serine g/16g N 4.8   4.7 4.9 2  
Threonine g/16g N 3.6 0.5 2.9 4 5  
Tryptophan g/16g N 0.6       1  
Tyrosine g/16g N 2.1   2 2.3 3  
Valine g/16g N 4.8   2.5 6.3 4  
               
Fatty acids Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Palmitic acid C16:0 % fatty acids 16.6       1  
Stearic acid C18:0 % fatty acids 1.6       1  
Oleic acid C18:1 % fatty acids 35.8       1  
Linoleic acid C18:2 % fatty acids 36.8       1  
Linolenic acid C18:3 % fatty acids 4.1       1  
               
Minerals Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Calcium g/kg DM 2.2 3.3 0.4 11.5 10  
Phosphorus g/kg DM 3.3 0.7 1.7 4.3 13  
Potassium g/kg DM 5.3   4.2 6 3  
Sodium g/kg DM 0.12       1  
Magnesium g/kg DM 1.9   1.8 2 3  
Manganese mg/kg DM 15   15 16 2  
Zinc mg/kg DM 56   55 56 2  
Copper mg/kg DM 7   7 7 2  
Iron mg/kg DM 45   45 46 2  
               
Ruminant nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
OM digestibility, ruminants % 64.9         *
Energy digestibility, ruminants % 62.5       1 *
ME ruminants MJ/kg DM 9.6         *
Nitrogen digestibility, ruminants % 58.3         *
Nitrogen degradability (effective, k=6%) % 62       1 *
Nitrogen degradability (effective, k=4%) % 65       1 *
a (N) % 39       1  
b (N) % 35       1  
c (N) h-1 0.13       1  
               
Pig nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Energy digestibility, growing pig % 65.9   63.1 67.6 3  
DE growing pig MJ/kg DM 12.3   11.5 12.6 3 *
MEn growing pig MJ/kg DM 11.9         *
NE growing pig MJ/kg DM 9.2         *
Nitrogen digestibility, growing pig % 70.7   66.9 73.9 3  
               
Rabbit nutritive values Unit Avg SD Min Max Nb  
Energy digestibility, rabbit % 67.9         *
DE rabbit MJ/kg DM 12.7         *
MEn rabbit MJ/kg DM 12.2         *
Nitrogen digestibility, rabbit % 65.9         *

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

References

AFZ, 2017; Albar, 2006; Amelchanka et al., 2010; Anderson et al., 1984; CIRAD, 1991; Crawford et al., 1978; Fang et al., 2007; Farrell, 1978; Furlan et al., 2006; Gupta et al., 2002; Jacob et al., 2008; Kara, 2014; Leiber et al., 2012; Mulholland et al., 1995; Pomeranz et al., 1972; Tiwari et al., 2006; Tor-Agbidye et al., 1990; Voris et al., 1940; Wang et al., 2004; Wang et al., 2008

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