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Table 5 Correlation coefficients between chemical and physical characteristics and energy values of corn

From: Effect of variety and drying method on the nutritive value of corn for growing pigs

Item DE ME Bulk weight 1,000 kernel weight GE Ash EE NDF ADF CP
DE 1.00          
ME 0.95** 1.00         
Bulk weight -0.39 -0.26 1.00        
1,000 kernel weight 0.12 0.07 0.21 1.00       
GE 0.32* 0.39* 0.17 -0.21 1.00      
Ash 0.32 0.27 -0.47 0.21 0.17 1.00     
EE 0.24 0.39 -0.05 -0.42 0.37 0.01 1.00    
NDF -0.42* -0.43* 0.27 -0.28 0.03 -0.09 -0.11 1.00   
ADF -0.38* -0.35* 0.20 -0.08 -0.02 0.10 -0.33 0.80** 1.00  
CP 0.21 0.04 -0.22 0.45 -0.26 0.21 -0.70 -0.54 -0.28 1.00
  1. *, **, P < 0.05, P < 0.01, respectively.