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Table 4 Comparison of micronutrients content of millets with the staple cereals (mg/100 g) [7, 8, 46, 48, 57,58,59]

From: Millets: a solution to agrarian and nutritional challenges

Cereal grain Calcium Iron Phosphorus Zinc Thiamine Niacin Riboflavin
Rice 0.12 ± 0.07 1.25 ± 0.78 0.52 ± 0.02 0.5 0.50 ± 0.13 5.56 ± 1.76 0.06 ± 0.02
Wheat 43.41 ± 3.69 5.24 ± 0.80 357.74 ± 26.54 2.9 0.44 ± 0.05 4.31 ± 1.00 0.10 ± 0.01
Sorghum 35.23 ± 7.42 5.29 ± 1.28 266.30 ± 32.3 3.01 ± 0.89 0.28 5.19 0.05
Pearl millet 35 ± 8.9 10.3 ± 7.0 339 0.30 ± 0.1 1.11 ± 1.3 1.48 ± 1.9
Foxtail millet 31 ± 11 3.5 ± 1.2 300 60.6 0.60 0.55 ± 0.6 1.65 ± 2.2
Finger millet 348 ± 3.5 4.27 ± 0.6 250 36.6 ± 3.7 0.40 ± 0.1 0.80 ± 0.9 0.60 ± 0.7
Barnyard millet 18.33 ± 6.0 17.47 ± 2.0 57.45 ± 1.9 0.33 0.10 4.20
Proso millet 10 ± 3.5 2.2 ± 1.2 200 0.41 4.54 0.28
Kodo millet 32.33 ± 4.6 3.17 ± 1.3 300 32.7 ± 2.2 0.15 0.09 2.0