banana sheets (#2587)

Materialbanana sheets
Classification ECN Phyllis classification ▸ untreated wood ▸ leaves
NTA 8003 classification ▸ [100] hout
Submitter organisationECN (Netherlands)
Submission date2003-04-11
LiteratureN. N. X. Dung, L. H. Manh and P. Uden: Tropical fibre sources for pigs--digestibility, digesta retention and estimation of fibre digestibility in vitro. Animal Feed Science and Technology 102(1-4) (2002) 109-124.


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% 16.40

Ultimate analysis (macroelements)

Total (with halides) wt% 16.40 0.00 Calculated

Biochemical analysis

Cellulose, hemicellulose, lignin

Cellulose wt% (dry) 35.50 van Soest
Hemicellulose wt% (dry) 14.00 van Soest
Lignin wt% (dry) 7.20 Measured


Protein wt% (dry) 2.60 Measured
Total ash + biochemical wt% (dry) 75.70 Calculated