Ingredient Analyzed Calcium Potassium Phosphorus Vitamin C
CL 1.62 ± 0.04c 1.11 ± 0.01a 0.29 ± 0.02a 5.55 ± 0.75a
CP 0.57 ± 0.02c 0.89 ± 0.01a 0.12 ± 0.01a 3.63 ± 0.15a
SPL 21.1 ± 0.29a 1.33 ± 0.01a 0.88 ± 0.03a 12.3 ± 0.05b
SPP 14.8 ± 0.12d 0.98 ± 0.01a 14.8 ± 0.12b 4.75 ± 0.15c
CYL 0.23 ± 0.10c 0.19 ± 0.02c 0.55 ± 0.00a 12.4 ± 0.15b
BL 0.33 ± 0.00c 0.26 ± 0.23c 0.12 ± 0.00a 3.00 ± 0.20a
PPL 1.05 ± 0.05d 0.89 ± 0.01a 2.23 ± 0.04a 21.2 ± 0.15d
BJ 4.66 ± 0.00d 2.20 ± 0.14b 7.01 ± 0.00c 5.07 ± 0.75a
MZb 0.55 ± 0.01c 0.33 ± 0.00c 0.56 ± 0.02a 1.30 ± 0.00a
MFP 2.80 ± 0.00e 1.70 ± 0.00a 5.30 ± 0.10a 13.7 ± 5.15b
AK 2.30 ± 0.06e 1.48 ± 0.14a 4.02 ± 0.01a 13.7 ± 0.00b
JF 3.33 ± 0.03e 2.60 ± 0.25d 2.44 ± 0.38a 12.6 ± 0.20b
SPM 19.0 ± 0.16b 1.64 ± 0.00e 1.04 ± 0.06a 2.80 ± 0.00c
Table 2: Mineral composition of plant ingredients from (Mean ± SE) Mpamba expressed as percentage (%) 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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