Nutritional Composition of Maize (Corn)

Main Constituents (%)Mean Value
Dry matter (%)86.4
Crude protein (%)8.1
Crude fibre (%)2.2
Ether extract (%)3.7
Ash (%)1.2
Insoluble ash (%)0.0
Neutral detergent fibre (%)10.4
Acid detergent fibre (%)2.6
Acid detergent lignin (%)0.5
Water insoluble cell walls (%)9.1
Starch (%)64.1
Total sugars (%)1.6
Gross energy (MJ/kg)16.2

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