crested wheatgrass (#2416)

Materialcrested wheatgrass
Classification ECN Phyllis classification ▸ grass/plant ▸ other grass ▸ crested wheatgrass
NTA 8003 classification ▸ [200] biomassa uit land- en tuinbouw ▸ [210] gras ▸ [219] overig gras
Submitter organisationECN (Netherlands)
Submission date2003-04-08
RemarksAgropyron desertorum (Fisch. ex Link) Schult.
LiteratureD. W. Meyer, W. E. Norby, D. O. Erickson and R. G. Johnson: Evaluation of Herbaceous Biomass Crops in the Northern Great Plains. North Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station, North Dakota State University, Fargo North Dakota. 2002.(1994)


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

Main biomass properties

Proximate analysis

Moisture content wt% (ar)
Ash content wt% 9.50

Ultimate analysis (macroelements)

Total (with halides) wt% 9.50 0.00 Calculated

Biochemical analysis

Cellulose, hemicellulose, lignin

Cellulose wt% (dry) 34.40 van Soest
Hemicellulose wt% (dry) 24.10 van Soest
Lignin wt% (dry) 5.40 Measured


Total non-structural carbo-hydrates (TNC) wt% (dry) 9.40 Measured
Total ash + biochemical wt% (dry) 82.80 Calculated