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Table 3 Carbohydrates and lignin in oilseed meals and expellers (g/kg DM)a

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

Items Meal Expellers
  Soybean Rapeseed Canola Cottonseed Sunflower Rapeseed Cottonseed Sunflower
Starch 27 18 21 19 23 15 18 10
Cellulose 59 52 112 90 124 59 92 123
Lignin 18 133 83 92 130 90 83 133
Sucrose 70 58 77 16 68 10 36
Raffinose 10 4 7 35 3 39 14
Stachyose 47 12 26 13 13 14 3
Verbascose 3 0 2 0 1 0
Pectin 68 97 56
Dietary fiberb
 Total dietary fiber 191 297
 Insoluble dietary fiber 174 286
 Soluble dietary fiber 16 11
  1. aAdapted from Bach Knudsen [48], Malathi and Devegowda [71], Bach Knudsen [30], NRC [17], and Bach Knudsen [42], Navarro et al. [66]
  2. bValues for dietary fiber were adapted from Jaworski and Stein [69] Navarro et al. [66], Navarro et al. [67]