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Table 1 Composition of Thoroughbred barley.

From: Production of ethanol from winter barley by the EDGE (enhanced dry grind enzymatic) process

Component Quantity (%)*
Moisture (whole kernels) 8.09 ± 0.03
Oil† 1.92 ± 0.06
Starch† 59.89 ± 1.20
Protein† 7.60 ± 0.03
B - Glucan† 3.90 ± 0.05
Acid detergent fibre† 5.47 ± 0.21
Neutral detergent fibre† 17.22 ± 1.05
Crude fibre† 4.66 ± 0.12
  1. *Average of three determinations.
  2. † Dry basis.