corn stover (#2608)

Materialcorn stover
Classification ECN Phyllis classification ▸ straw (stalk/cob/ear) ▸ maize/corn ▸ corn stover
NTA 8003 classification ▸ [200] biomassa uit land- en tuinbouw ▸ [240] gewassen ▸ [241] mais
Submitter organisationECN (Netherlands)
Submission date2003-04-11
LiteratureJ. Lee. Biological conversion of lignocellulosic biomass to ethanol. Journal of Biotechnology 56-1 (1997) 1-24.


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% 4.30

Ultimate analysis (macroelements)

Total (with halides) wt% 4.30 0.00 Calculated

Biochemical analysis

Cellulose, hemicellulose, lignin

Cellulose wt% (dry) 39.00 Sugar Analysis
Hemicellulose wt% (dry) 19.10 Sugar Analysis
Lignin wt% (dry) 15.10 Measured


Protein wt% (dry) 4.00 Measured


Arabinan wt% (dry) 3.20
Xylan wt% (dry) 14.80
Sum C5 wt% (dry) 18.00 Calculated


Mannan wt% (dry) 0.30
Galactan wt% (dry) 0.80
Glucan wt% (dry) 39.00
Sum C6 wt% (dry) 40.10 Calculated
Total ash + biochemical wt% (dry) 81.50 Calculated