grass, guinea grass (#1793)

Materialgrass, guinea grass
Classification ECN Phyllis classification ▸ grass/plant ▸ other grass
NTA 8003 classification ▸ [200] biomassa uit land- en tuinbouw ▸ [210] gras ▸ [219] overig gras
Submitter organisationECN (Netherlands)
Submission date2000-10-19
LiteratureW.A.Mellowes et al.: Evaluation of hydrolysis methods for conversion of selected tropical biomass to fuel ethanol. In: Proc. Energy from biomass and wastes XVI (Ed. D.L.Klass), pp. 599-628, Institute of Gas Technology, Chicago (1993).


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

Main biomass properties

Proximate analysis

Moisture content wt% 11.60
Ash content wt% 7.07 8.00

Ultimate analysis (macroelements)

Nitrogen wt% 4.00 4.52 4.92 Measured
Total (with halides) wt% 22.67 12.52 4.92 Calculated

Biochemical analysis

Cellulose, hemicellulose, lignin

Cellulose wt% (dry) 56.00 Unknown
Lignin wt% (dry) 16.40 Unknown


Lipids wt% (dry) 13.50 Measured
Total ash + biochemical wt% (dry) 93.90 Calculated