fallen leaves, beech (#2632)

Materialfallen leaves, beech
Classification ECN Phyllis classification ▸ untreated wood ▸ leaves
NTA 8003 classification ▸ [100] hout
Submitter organisationECN (Netherlands)
Submission date2003-04-11
LiteratureJ. Cortez, J. M. Demard, P. Bottner, L. J. Monrozier: Decomposition of mediterranean leaf litters: a microcosm experiment investigating relationships between decomposition rates and litter quality. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 28(4-5) (1996) 443-452.


Property Unit Value Std dev Det lim Lab Date Method Remarks
ar dry daf

Main biomass properties

Biochemical analysis

Cellulose, hemicellulose, lignin

Cellulose wt% (dry) 32.40 Measured
Hemicellulose wt% (dry) 23.70 Measured
Lignin wt% (dry) 31.50 Measured


Lipids wt% (dry) 7.00 Measured
Protein wt% (dry) 4.38 Measured
Extractives hot water wt% (dry) 5.40 Measured
Total ash + biochemical wt% (dry) 104.38 Calculated