corn cob (#1102)

Materialcorn cob
Classification ECN Phyllis classification ▸ straw (stalk/cob/ear) ▸ maize/corn ▸ corn cob
NTA 8003 classification ▸ [200] biomassa uit land- en tuinbouw ▸ [240] gewassen ▸ [241] mais
Submitter organisationECN (Netherlands)
Remarksground to average particle diameter of 3.2 mm
LiteratureJ. M. Dominguez, N. Cao, N. Gong and G. T. Tsao: Dilute acid hemicellulose hydrolysates from corn cobs for xylitol production by yeast. Bioresource Technology 61 pp. 85-90 (1997).


Property Unit Value Std dev Det lim Lab Date Method Remarks
ar dry daf

Main biomass properties

Proximate analysis

Moisture content wt% 8.00

Biochemical analysis

Cellulose, hemicellulose, lignin

Cellulose wt% (dry) 44.90 Unknown
Lignin wt% (dry) 7.40 Unknown


Total ash + biochemical wt% (dry) 52.30 Calculated