The Ozark Chinquapin Foundation - Saving an American Treasure

Nutrient Comparison

Protein, Carb., Crude Fat, Pot., Calcium, and Mag. Analysis

       Mast Species

Protein

Carb.

 Fat.

Pot.

Cal.

Mag.

Ozark Chinquapin
Castanea Ozarkensis

  15.2%

61.07%

13.93%

.77%

.15%

 .18%

White Oak
Quercus Alba

    4.6%

46.60%

  2.90%

.08%

.22%

 .05%

Scarlet Oak
Q. Cocinea

    4.2%

35.60%

14.60%

.07%

.18%

 .07%

American Chestnut
C. Dentata

    5-8%

43.00%

  3-5%

  n/a

   n/a

   n/a

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sources -Bost SGS Laboratory, 2012 -Data from Bonner (1971, 1974a) -Fulbright, Michigan State Univ. 2012