maize, whole plant, hybrid Ex223 (#2603)

Materialmaize, whole plant, hybrid Ex223
Classification ECN Phyllis classification ▸ grass/plant ▸ cattle feed
NTA 8003 classification ▸ [200] biomassa uit land- en tuinbouw ▸ [240] gewassen ▸ [241] mais
Submitter organisationECN (Netherlands)
Submission date2003-04-11
LiteratureM. R. Tovar-Gomez, J. C. Emile, B. Michalet-Doreau and Y. Barriere: In situ degradation kinetics of maize hybrid stalks. Animal Feed Science and Technology 68(1-2) (1997) 77-88.


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

Main biomass properties

Proximate analysis

Moisture content wt% 67.40
Ash content wt% 2.51 7.70

Ultimate analysis (macroelements)

Total (with halides) wt% 69.91 7.70 0.00 Calculated

Biochemical analysis

Cellulose, hemicellulose, lignin

Cellulose wt% (dry) 29.90 van Soest
Hemicellulose wt% (dry) 27.00 van Soest
Lignin wt% (dry) 4.30 Measured


Total non-structural carbo-hydrates (TNC) wt% (dry) 17.40 Measured
Total ash + biochemical wt% (dry) 86.30 Calculated