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Table 13 Effects of dietary Flammulina velutipes stem waste inclusion on the intestinal mucosa morphology of finishing pigs (Exp. 3)

From: Determination of the available energy values and amino acid digestibility of Flammulina velutipes stem waste and its effects on carcass trait and meat quality fed to growing-finishing pigs

ItemControl2.5% FVS5% FVSSEMP-value
Duodenum
 Villus height, μm278.18326.97290.7912.600.077
 Crypt depth, μm208.49206.96220.1917.330.084
 V/C1.411.611.350.120.343
Jejunum
 Villus height, μm213.40243.15217.1512.590.267
 Crypt depth, μm171.65151.61165.3810.740.451
 V/C1.27b1.64a1.37b0.030.001
Ileum
 Villus height, μm268.23285.91326.1814.340.070
 Crypt depth, μm189.61160.61191.4422.110.573
 V/C1.501.881.870.130.136
  1. a-bLeast squares means within a row with different superscripts differ (P<0.05)
  2. Values are means with pooled SEM, n = 4. FVS Flammulina velutipes stem waste, SEM Standard error of the mean, V/C the ratio of villus height to crypt depth