weed, Parthenium Hysterophorus L. (#2113)

ID-number#2113
Materialweed, Parthenium Hysterophorus L.
Classification ECN Phyllis classification ▸ grass/plant ▸ other plants
NTA 8003 classification ▸ [200] biomassa uit land- en tuinbouw ▸ [210] gras ▸ [219] overig gras
Submitter organisationECN (Netherlands)
Submission date2001-04-09
Remarksaggressive weed of sugar-cane and sunflower cropland, wasteland and overgrazed pasture in India and Australia
LiteratureV. Nallathambi Gunaseelan: Methane production from Parthenium Hysterophorus L., a terrestrial weed, in semi-continuous fermenters. Biomass and Bioenergy 6 (1994) 391-398.

Values

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

Fuel Properties

Proximate Analysis

Moisture content wt% 81.00
Ash content wt% 3.33 17.50
Volatile matter wt% 15.68 82.50 100.00
Fixed carbon wt% 0.00 0.00 0.00 Calculated

Ultimate Analysis

Carbon wt% 5.95 31.30 37.94 Measured
Nitrogen wt% 0.55 2.90 3.52 Measured
Total (with halides) wt% 90.82 51.70 41.45 Calculated

Chemical Analyses

Major elements

Phosphorus (P) mg/kg (dry) 5 000.0 Measured

Biochemical composition

Cellulose wt% (dry) 20.70 Measured
Lignin wt% (dry) 18.50 Measured
Total ash + biochemical wt% (dry) 56.70 Calculated