switchgrass (#1755)

Classification ECN Phyllis classification ▸ grass/plant ▸ switch grass ▸ switchgrass
NTA 8003 classification ▸ [200] biomassa uit land- en tuinbouw ▸ [210] gras ▸ [219] overig gras
Submitter organisationECN (Netherlands)
Submission date2000-07-13
RemarksBiochemical composition in wt% dry mass, ash content and extractives not determined
LiteratureM.Shu-Lai and M.J.Antal: Uncatalyzed solvolysis of whole biomass hemicellulose by hot compressed liquid water. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 31 pp. 1157-1161 (1992).


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

Main biomass properties

Biochemical analysis

Cellulose, hemicellulose, lignin

Cellulose wt% (dry) 30.00 Sugar Analysis
Hemicellulose wt% (dry) 21.00 Sugar Analysis
Lignin wt% (dry) 23.00 Measured


Total ash + biochemical wt% (dry) 74.00 Calculated