maize, shoots (#1661)

Materialmaize, shoots
Classification ECN Phyllis classification ▸ straw (stalk/cob/ear) ▸ maize/corn
NTA 8003 classification ▸ [200] biomassa uit land- en tuinbouw ▸ [240] gewassen ▸ [241] mais
Submitter organisationECN (Netherlands)
Submission date1999-07-15
Remarksshoots include leaves, stem, cob and grains
LiteratureF. B. Salisbury and C. W. Ross: Plant Physiology, Wadsworths Publishing Company, Belmont, California (1992).


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% 43.60 Measured
Hydrogen wt% 6.20 Measured
Oxygen wt% 44.40 Measured
Nitrogen wt% 1.50 Measured
Sulphur wt% 0.17 Measured
Total (with halides) wt% 96.01 Calculated


Chlorine (Cl) mg/kg 1 400.0 Measured

Trace elements composition

Aluminium (Al) mg/kg (dry) 8 900.0 Measured
Calcium (Ca) mg/kg (dry) 2 300.0 Measured
Iron (Fe) mg/kg (dry) 800.0 Measured
Potassium (K) mg/kg (dry) 9 200.0 Measured
Magnesium (Mg) mg/kg (dry) 1 800.0 Measured
Manganese (Mn) mg/kg (dry) 400.0 Measured
Phosphorus (P) mg/kg (dry) 2 000.0 Measured
Silicon (Si) mg/kg (dry) 12 000.0 Measured