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041 |beng
100 Bundit Yuangsoi
245 Replacing moringa leaf ( Moringa oleifera ) partially by protein replacement in soybean meal of fancy carp ( Cyprinus carpio )
260 Vol. 34 No. 5 |cSeptember-October 2012
300 Page 479-485
520 Moringa oleifera Lam (Moringaceae) is a highly valued plant, distributed in many countries of the tropics and sub- tropics. The leaves are the protein source with an adequate profile of amino acids. The present stud y was undertaken in order to determine the effect of a dietary of moringa leaves on digestibility and growth performance of fa ncy carp. Fish were fed with diets containing isonitrogenouse and isoenergetic formulated by 20 and 50 g kg -1 of moringa leaves to replace protein in soybean. Fish were distributed in 500-liter tanks with flow-through water. Every fish was weighed an d after the terminal experiment, all groups? livers and distal intestines were sampled. All fish grew normally (p>0.05) b ut fish fed with protein- replacing moringa leaves at 50 g kg -1 were noted to exhibit slightly poor growth performance and feed utilization. The study indicated that the tested moringa leaf diet contains ingredients that could be used for fancy carp d iets with possibly not over up to 20 g kg -1 soybean protein replacement without negative effect on growth and digestibility.
650 fancy carp
moringa
growth
digestibility
700 Toshiro Masumoto
710 Songklanakarin Journal of Science and Technology
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