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Table 1 Proximate compositions (d.w.) of blends of maize and almond flours (%)

From: Nutritional quality of formulated complementary diet from defatted almond seed, yellow maize and quality protein maize flours

Samples Moisture content Total ash Crude fat Crude fibre Crude protein Carbohydrate
DQPM 6.74 ± 0.02b 2.01 ± 0.02d 7.27 ± 0.04c 0.97 ± 0.02a 26.77 ± 0.03b 62.99 ± 0.13d
DGQPM 6.15 ± 0.02d 2.07 ± 0.04c 4.69 ± 0.40d 0.94 ± 0.02a 27.64 ± 0.04a 64.67 ± 0.48b
FYM 6.54 ± 0.04c 0.55 ± 0.02e 8.00 ± 0.04b 0.96 ± 0.01a 26.62 ± 0.03c 63.87 ± 0.10c
FHQPM 7.24 ± 0.03a 2.16 ± 0.01b 9.82 ± 0.20a 0.97 ± 0.03a 24.28 ± 0.02d 62.77 ± 0.05e
CERC 3.32 ± 0.02e 3.38 ± 0.03a 4.49 ± 0.02d 0.62 ± 0.01b 23.29 ± 0.02d 68.20 ± 0.09a
  1. DQPM Dried Quality Protein Maize, DGQPM Dried Germinated Quality Protein Maize, FYM Fermented Yellow Maize, FHQPM Fermented High Quality Protein Maize, CERC Cerelac. Mean values with different superscript on the same column are significant (p < 0.05)