wheat, whole crop (#2653)

Materialwheat, whole crop
Classification ECN Phyllis classification ▸ grass/plant ▸ cattle feed ▸ wheat, whole crop
NTA 8003 classification ▸ [200] biomassa uit land- en tuinbouw ▸ [220] stro ▸ [223] tarwestro
Submitter organisationECN (Netherlands)
Submission date2003-05-05
Remarksdough cultivar Gonen
LiteratureI. Filya: Nutritive value of whole crop wheat silage harvested at three stages of maturity. Animal Feed Science and Technology 103(1-4) (2003) 85-95.


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

Main biomass properties

Proximate analysis

Moisture content wt% 60.50
Ash content wt% 2.53 6.40

Ultimate analysis (macroelements)

Total (with halides) wt% 63.03 6.40 0.00 Calculated

Biochemical analysis

Cellulose, hemicellulose, lignin

Cellulose wt% (dry) 17.50 van Soest
Hemicellulose wt% (dry) 17.90 van Soest
Lignin wt% (dry) 10.20 Measured


Protein wt% (dry) 5.60 Measured
Total non-structural carbo-hydrates (TNC) wt% (dry) 3.30 Measured
Total ash + biochemical wt% (dry) 60.90 Calculated