Ingredient Analyzed Moisture Ash Fiber Protein Fat Energy Kj/g
CL 11.97 ± 0.75a 13.6 ± 0.65b 16.35 ± 0.75a 21.17 ± 0.56a 3.16 ± 0.00b 20.59
CP 6.70 ± 0.09b 46.6 ± 0.40c 16.84 ± 0.26a 7.40 ± 0.34b 5. 92 ± 0.1b 8.78
SPL 10.89 ± 0.31a 85.75 ± 0.0a 9.16 ± 0.70c 8.40 ± 0.10c 2.98 ± 0.25b 29.7
SPP 25.95 ± 4.29 c 6.04 ± 0.45 b 3.26 ± 0.20 b 8.40 ± 0.80 c 5.01 ± 1.64 b 15.21
CYL 7.08 ± 1.56 a 14.84 ± 0.45 >b 3.95 ± 0.15 b 24.28 ± 0.11 d 7.23 ± 1.52 c 19.54
BL 7.80 ± 1.56 a 16.8 ± 3.50 b 6.95 ± 0.15 b 7.65 ± 0.23 b 2.22 ± 0.10 b 19.06
PPL 10.95 ± 0.10 a 13.5 ± 0.47 b 5.50 ± 0.20 b 2.78 ± 0.14 e 16.07 ± 0.10 a 15.21
BJ 20.79 ± 0.71 d 23.1 ± 0.91 c 6.40 ± 0.75 b 24. 35 ± 0.7 d 5.65 ± 0.93 b 12.4
MZB 8.87 ± 0.90 a 3.72 ± 0.32 b 3.40 ± 0.15 b 11.81 ± 0.11 c 7.28 ± 1.90 c 15.72
MFP 10.05 ± 1.00 a 11.9 ± 0.21 b 6.35 ± 0.25 b 11.40 ± 0.11 c 4.64 ± 1.49 b 12.22
AK 10.37 ± 0.43 a 7.06 ± 0.05 b 5.5 ± 0.35 b 12.07 ± 0.18 c 10.58 ± 1.00 c 19.63
JF 8.44 ± 0.20 a 9.05 ± 0.15 b 7.0 ± 0.20 b 4.77 ± 0.45 b 7.83 ± 0.25c 19.27
SPM 9.67 ± 0.11 a 85.7 ± 0.15 a 3.19 ± 0.30 b 11.97 ± 0.45 c 3.2 ± 0.45 b 15.32
Table 1: Proximate composition of plant ingredients from Mpamba (Mean ± SE) expressed as percent (%) dry matter. Values (Mean ± SE) in a column with different superscript letters are significantly different (P<0.05); Where; CL: Cassava Leaf, CP: Cassava Peels, SML: Sweet Potato Meal, SPP: Sweet Potato Peel, CYL: Cocoa yam, BL: Banana Leaf, PPL: Papaya Leaf Meal, BJ: Black Jack, MZB: Maize Bran, MFP: Mexican fireplant, AK: Akee, JF: Jackfruit, SPM: Sweet potato meal.
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