sorghum stalks (#1428)

Materialsorghum stalks
Classification ECN Phyllis classification ▸ straw (stalk/cob/ear) ▸ sorghum ▸ sorghum stalks
NTA 8003 classification ▸ [200] biomassa uit land- en tuinbouw ▸ [220] stro ▸ [229] overig stro
Submitter organisationECN (Netherlands)
Submission date1999-04-09
LiteratureO. Kitani and C. W. Hall: Biomass Handbook, Gordon and Breach science publishers, New York (1989).


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

Main biomass properties

Proximate analysis

Moisture content wt% (ar)

Ultimate analysis (macroelements)

Carbon wt% 40.00 Measured
Hydrogen wt% 5.20 Measured
Oxygen wt% 40.70 Measured
Nitrogen wt% 1.40 Measured
Sulphur wt% 0.20 Measured
Total (with halides) wt% 87.50 Calculated

Heating value

Net calorific value (LHV) MJ/kg 14.27
Gross calorific value (HHV) MJ/kg 15.40