Properties

C.spinosa

C.ovata

Dry matter (%)

93.6±1.6

91.4±1.3

Crude protein (%)

19.71±1.1

20.42±0.7

Crude oil (%)

30.7±2.4

32.6±1.6

Crude fibre (%)

          24.3±1.1

23.8±0.9

Ash (%)

2.1±0.7

1.9±0.1

Crude energy (cal/g)

596.4±11.4

574.1±7.6

Ether-soluble extract (%)

17.8±1.1

23.4±1.7

Table 1: Chemical properties of caper seeds.