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Table 1 Carbohydrates and lignin in cereal grains (g/kg DM)a, b

From: Structures and characteristics of carbohydrates in diets fed to pigs: a review

Items Corn Wheat Barley Oats Rye Sorghum Polished rice Triticale
Total MBG 1 10 41 28 17 1 0.4 7
Total AX 47 73 84 97 95 24 26 85
A:X 0.74 0.62 0.48 0.22 0.66 1.23 0.71
Starch 680 647 587 468 613 585 837 727
Resistant starch 10 4 55 54 12 162 3
Cellulose 20 18 43 82 14 14 3 21
Lignin 11 18 35 66 21 24 8 20
Pectin 11 3 3 19 3
Dietary fiberc
 Total dietary fiber 127 131 81 73 13 103 13
 Insoluble dietary fiber 119 126
 Soluble dietary fiber 8 5
  1. aAll values except values for dietary fiber were adapted from McCleary and Glennie-Holmes [63], Bach Knudsen [48], Bailoni et al. [64], Izydorczyk and Biliaderis [50], Bach Knudsen [30], NRC [17], Bach Knudsen [42], and Cervantes-Pahm et al. [37]
  2. bMBG mixed linked β-glucan, AX arabinoxylan, A:X arabinose to xylose ratio
  3. cValues for dietary fiber were adapted from Cervantes-Pahm et al. [37], Jaworski et al. [65], Navarro et al. [66], Navarro et al. [67]