maize, whole plant, hybrid Stefania (#2606)

Materialmaize, whole plant, hybrid Stefania
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% 66.30
Ash content wt% 1.35 4.00

Ultimate analysis (macroelements)

Total (with halides) wt% 67.65 4.00 0.00 Calculated

Biochemical analysis

Cellulose, hemicellulose, lignin

Cellulose wt% (dry) 42.30 van Soest
Hemicellulose wt% (dry) 23.80 van Soest
Lignin wt% (dry) 7.30 Measured


Total non-structural carbo-hydrates (TNC) wt% (dry) 7.70 Measured
Total ash + biochemical wt% (dry) 85.10 Calculated