lucerne (#2268)

Classification ECN Phyllis classification ▸ grass/plant ▸ alfalfa ▸ lucerne
NTA 8003 classification ▸ [200] biomassa uit land- en tuinbouw ▸ [240] gewassen ▸ [249] overige gewassen
Submitter organisationECN (Netherlands)
Submission date2002-08-02
Remarksextractives 10,6; composition and heating value of char in ID 2269
LiteratureA. Lucchesi, G. Maschio, Study on the pyrolysis of agricultural wastes, p.289-296 in Energy from Biomass, Proceedings EC Contractors meeting June 1983.


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

Main biomass properties

Proximate analysis

Moisture content wt% 0.00
Ash content wt% 7.60 7.60

Ultimate analysis (macroelements)

Total (with halides) wt% 7.60 7.60 0.00 Calculated

Heating value

Gross calorific value (HHV) MJ/kg 19.10 19.10 20.67

Biochemical analysis

Cellulose, hemicellulose, lignin

Cellulose wt% (dry) 45.50 Measured
Hemicellulose wt% (dry) 13.70 Measured
Lignin wt% (dry) 21.30 Measured


Total ash + biochemical wt% (dry) 88.10 Calculated