International Research Journals
Reach Us +44-7897-074717

African Journal of Food Science and Technology

All submissions of the EM system will be redirected to Online Manuscript Submission System. Authors are requested to submit articles directly to Online Manuscript Submission System of respective journal.

Elzubir Hassan Idriss

Department of Animal Nutrition, Faculty of Animal Production, University of Khartoum, Khartoum North, Sudan


  • Research   
    Nutritional characteristics of different parts of Rhynchosia Minima as animal feeds
    Author(s): Balgees, Abu Elgasim Atta Elmnan*, Rania, Elzubir Hassan Idriss, Elsmani and Omer Amaseeb

    The study was carried out to determine the nutritive status of leaves, vines, pods and whole plant of Rhynchosia minima as animals feed. Samples of each of parts were collected from 50 young plants growing naturally in Shambat Campus-Sudan, during wet season. Parameters measured were: chemical composition, neutral detergent fiber (NDF), acid detergent fiber (ADF), acid detergent lignin (ADL), some macro minerals, tannin contents and in-vitro dry matter digestibility (IVDMD). Obtained data were subjected to analysis of variance (ANOVA) for a completely randomize design. The results showed that the leaves had the highest crude protein content (16.24 %), nitrogen free extract (51.47%) and IVDMD (64.90%). Whole plant recorded the highest content of ash (8.24) and all of the studied macro-minerals. While, vines had the highest values of crude fiber (27.97%) and cell constituent, pods had t.. View More»
    DOI: 10.14303//ajfst.2023.036

    Abstract HTML PDF