water spinach (#2592)

Materialwater spinach
Classification ECN Phyllis classification ▸ grass/plant ▸ other plants
NTA 8003 classification ▸ [200] biomassa uit land- en tuinbouw
Submitter organisationECN (Netherlands)
Submission date2003-04-11
LiteratureN. N. X. Dung, L. H. Manh and P. Uden: Tropical fibre sources for pigs--digestibility, digesta retention and estimation of fibre digestibility in vitro. Animal Feed Science and Technology 102(1-4) (2002) 109-124.


Property Unit Value Std dev Det lim Lab Date Method Remarks
ar dry daf

Main biomass properties

Proximate analysis

Moisture content wt% (ar)
Ash content wt% 13.70

Ultimate analysis (macroelements)

Total (with halides) wt% 13.70 0.00 Calculated

Biochemical analysis

Cellulose, hemicellulose, lignin

Cellulose wt% (dry) 17.70 van Soest
Hemicellulose wt% (dry) 4.70 van Soest
Lignin wt% (dry) 10.90 Measured


Lipids wt% (dry) 9.20 Measured
Protein wt% (dry) 30.20 Measured
Total ash + biochemical wt% (dry) 86.40 Calculated