Available carbohydrates of cereal grains as affected by storage and insect infestation.

@article{Jood1993AvailableCO,
  title={Available carbohydrates of cereal grains as affected by storage and insect infestation.},
  author={Sudesh Jood and Amin C. Kapoor and Rajendra Pratap Singh},
  journal={Plant foods for human nutrition},
  year={1993},
  volume={43 1},
  pages={
          45-54
        }
}
Total soluble sugar, reducing sugar, non-reducing sugar and starch contents of wheat, maize and sorghum grains were affected adversely at 25, 50 and 75% insect infestation caused by Trogoderma granarium Everts and Rhizopertha dominica Fabricius, separately and mixed population. R. dominica caused significant (P < 0.05) reduction in available carbohydrates at 50 and 75% infestation levels whereas T. granarium achieved similar effect at 75%. Mixture of both insect species caused intermediate… CONTINUE READING
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