Table 16. Nutrient Content Of Processing Wastes1

Nutrients, Lbs/Ton Dry Weight
NP2O5K2OC/NEnergy Index, Gallons/Ton
Bran
rice14645577
wheat4452301881
Chaff & hulls210-163-123-286679
Average12616
Corn cobs101128080
Legume shells316-403-510-723083
Average28432
Pomace
apple80.842117
castor80-13020-408-30893
Average1103215
Seed cake4 92-13232-6424-36782
Average1124428
Wood ashes10-6040-200
Average32106
Wood chips
deciduous50.2-1.02-3
old pine0.10.2

1 Data is from [19], [63], [70], [71].   [return to top]

2 buckwheat, flax, barley, cotton, millet, oats, rice, rye, wheat

3 field soy bean, peas, peanuts

4 rape, sesame, soybean, sunflower, linseed

5 ash, oak, hickory

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