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Table 1 Chemical composition of meals derived from black- or yellow-seeded B. napus canola and canola quality B. juncea (% as is basis) a

From: Recent advances in canola meal utilization in swine nutrition

Component B. napus “black” B. napus “yellow” B. juncea “yellow”
Crude protein 36.9 41.0 42.3
Fat 3.8 3.7 3.4
Ash 7.1 7.9 6.6
Sucrose 6.3 8.4 7.6
Dietary fiber fractions    
  Acid detergent fiber 17.0 12.0 9.7
  Neutral detergent fiber 23.6 16.4 15.9
  Non-starch polysaccharides 17.0 21.1 19.4
  Total fiber % 30.1 27.1 25.5
  Lignin and polyphenols 10.3 2.7 4.0
  Glycoprotein 2.8 3.2 2.1
Phosphorus (P) 0.95 1.25 1.04
  Phytate P 0.56 0.80 0.58
  Non-phytate P 0.39 0.44 0.46
Calcium 0.67 0.55 0.76
Glucosinolates, μmol/g b 9.2 13.5 12.2
  1. aAdapted from Mejicanos [56]; bIncludes gluconapin, glucobrassicanapin, progoitrin, gluconapoleiferin, gluconasturtin, glucobrassicin, and 4-hydroxyglucobrassicin