Arundo donax L. foliage (#2617)

MaterialArundo donax L. foliage
Classification ECN Phyllis classification ▸ grass/plant ▸ reed
NTA 8003 classification ▸ [200] biomassa uit land- en tuinbouw ▸ [210] gras ▸ [219] overig gras
Submitter organisationECN (Netherlands)
Submission date2003-04-11
LiteratureC. P. Neto, et al.: Variations in chemical composition and structure of macromolecular components in different morphological regions and maturity stages of Arundo donax. Industrial Crops and Products 6-1 (1997) 51-58.


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% 5.80

Ultimate analysis (macroelements)

Total (with halides) wt% 5.80 0.00 Calculated

Biochemical analysis

Cellulose, hemicellulose, lignin

Cellulose wt% (dry) 43.80 Sugar Analysis
Hemicellulose wt% (dry) 27.40 Sugar Analysis
Lignin wt% (dry) 16.80 Measured


Protein wt% (dry) 2.10 Measured
Extractives EtOH/toluene wt% (dry) 6.50 Measured
Extractives hot water wt% (dry) 5.30 Measured


Arabinan wt% (dry) 3.40
Xylan wt% (dry) 24.00
Sum C5 wt% (dry) 27.40 Calculated


Mannan wt% (dry) 0.00
Galactan wt% (dry) 0.00
Glucan wt% (dry) 43.80
Sum C6 wt% (dry) 43.80 Calculated
Total ash + biochemical wt% (dry) 107.70 Calculated