Arundo donax L. internode (#2618)

MaterialArundo donax L. internode
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% 3.80

Ultimate analysis (macroelements)

Total (with halides) wt% 3.80 0.00 Calculated

Biochemical analysis

Cellulose, hemicellulose, lignin

Cellulose wt% (dry) 26.60 Sugar Analysis
Hemicellulose wt% (dry) 25.74 Sugar Analysis
Lignin wt% (dry) 19.40 Measured


Protein wt% (dry) 2.90 Measured
Extractives EtOH/toluene wt% (dry) 13.27 Measured
Extractives hot water wt% (dry) 5.07 Measured


Arabinan wt% (dry) 1.47
Xylan wt% (dry) 24.27
Sum C5 wt% (dry) 25.74 Calculated


Mannan wt% (dry) 0.00
Galactan wt% (dry) 0.00
Glucan wt% (dry) 26.60
Sum C6 wt% (dry) 26.60 Calculated
Total ash + biochemical wt% (dry) 96.78 Calculated