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Table 2 Proximate composition (% dry weight basis) of experimental diets containing Mentha piperita without or with probiotic bacterium Bacillus coagulans (Experiment 1 and Experiment 2)

From: Synergistic effects of autochthonous probiotic bacterium and Mentha piperita diets in Catla catla (Hamilton, 1822) for enhanced growth and immune response

Proximate analysis Dietary treatments
Experiment 1
  C1 P1 P2 P3 P4
 Crude protein (%) 40.97 ± 0.030A 41.27 ± 0.040A 41.47 ± 0.030A 41.88 ± 0.040A 41.20 ± 0.032A
 Crude fat (%) 9.05 ± 0.030B 9.11 ± 0.040B 9.28 ± 0.050A 9.29 ± 0.020A 9.30 ± 0.030A
 Crude fiber (%) 6.28 ± 0.030C 6.43 ± 0.040AB 6.38 ± 0.020BC 6.44 ± 0.020AB 6.52 ± 0.020A
 Total ash (%) 7.34 ± 0.030A 7.19 ± 0.050B 7.29 ± 0.020AB 7.22 ± 0.020AB 7.28 ± 0.020AB
 Moisture (%) 4.47 ± 0.060A 4.29 ± 0.010BC 4.20 ± 0.030C 4.24 ± 0.030BC 4.35 ± 0.020AB
 Nitrogen free extract (%) 39.23 ± 0.020A 38.89 ± 0.080B 38.67 ± 0.070B 38.14 ± 0.080C 38.62 ± 0.030B
 Gross energy (kJ g−1) 19.99 ± 0.010C 20.03 ± 0.010C 20.10 ± 0.010AB 20.11 ± 0.010A 20.04 ± 0.010BC
Experiment 2
  C2 PP1 PP2 PP3 PP4
 Crude Protein (%) 40.97 ± 0.030A 41.27 ± 0.040A 41.47 ± 0.030A 41.88 ± 0.040A 41.20 ± 0.032A
 Crude fat (%) 9.21 ± 0.010C 9.31 ± 0.020B 9.42 ± 0.010A 9.47 ± 0.010A 9.41 ± 0.010A
 Crude fiber (%) 6.31 ± 0.010C 6.37 ± 0.010BC 6.44 ± 0.010B 6.54 ± 0.020A 6.56 ± 0.010A
 Total Ash (%) 7.32 ± 0.020AB 7.25 ± 0.030B 7.35 ± 0.020AB 7.38 ± 0.030A 7.34 ± 0.010AB
 Moisture (%) 4.30 ± 0.020B 4.34 ± 0.020AB 4.43 ± 0.010A 4.45 ± 0.040A 4.33 ± 0.020AB
 Nitrogen free extract (%) 39.20 ± 0.070A 38.71 ± 0.060B 38.23 ± 0.030C 37.66 ± 0.070D 38.48 ± 0.040BC
 Gross energy (kJ g−1) 20.05 ± 0.010B 20.07 ± 0.003AB 20.08 ± 0.010AB 20.10 ± 0.010A 20.06 ± 0.010AB
  1. Note: All values are mean ± S.E. of mean. Values with different superscript in the same row are significantly (P < 0.05) different (Tukey’s honest test)