wheat straw (#2609)

Materialwheat straw
Classification ECN Phyllis classification ▸ straw (stalk/cob/ear) ▸ wheat ▸ wheat straw
NTA 8003 classification ▸ [200] biomassa uit land- en tuinbouw ▸ [220] stro ▸ [223] tarwestro
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% 9.60

Ultimate analysis (macroelements)

Total (with halides) wt% 9.60 0.00 Calculated

Biochemical analysis

Cellulose, hemicellulose, lignin

Cellulose wt% (dry) 36.60 Sugar Analysis
Hemicellulose wt% (dry) 24.80 Sugar Analysis
Lignin wt% (dry) 14.50 Measured


Protein wt% (dry) 3.00 Measured


Arabinan wt% (dry) 2.40
Xylan wt% (dry) 19.20
Sum C5 wt% (dry) 21.60 Calculated


Mannan wt% (dry) 0.80
Galactan wt% (dry) 2.40
Glucan wt% (dry) 36.60
Sum C6 wt% (dry) 39.80 Calculated
Total ash + biochemical wt% (dry) 88.50 Calculated