kenaf, foliage (#2629)

Materialkenaf, foliage
Classification ECN Phyllis classification ▸ grass/plant ▸ kenaf
NTA 8003 classification ▸ [200] biomassa uit land- en tuinbouw ▸ [240] gewassen ▸ [249] overige gewassen
Submitter organisationECN (Netherlands)
Submission date2003-04-11
LiteratureC. P. Neto, et al.: Chemical composition and structural features of the macromolecular components of Hibiscus cannabinus grown in Portugal. Industrial Crops and Products 5-3 (1996) 189-196.


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% 9.90

Ultimate analysis (macroelements)

Total (with halides) wt% 9.90 0.00 Calculated

Biochemical analysis

Cellulose, hemicellulose, lignin

Cellulose wt% (dry) 14.10 Sugar Analysis
Hemicellulose wt% (dry) 10.40 Sugar Analysis
Lignin wt% (dry) 0.00 Measured


Protein wt% (dry) 33.30 Measured
Extractives EtOH/toluene wt% (dry) 23.70 Measured
Extractives hot water wt% (dry) 8.40 Measured


Arabinan wt% (dry) 2.30
Xylan wt% (dry) 4.30
Sum C5 wt% (dry) 6.60 Calculated


Mannan wt% (dry) 1.10
Galactan wt% (dry) 2.70
Glucan wt% (dry) 14.10
Sum C6 wt% (dry) 17.90 Calculated
Total ash + biochemical wt% (dry) 99.80 Calculated