bermudagrass (#2656)

Classification ECN Phyllis classification ▸ grass/plant ▸ other grass ▸ bermudagrass
NTA 8003 classification ▸ [200] biomassa uit land- en tuinbouw ▸ [210] gras ▸ [219] overig gras
Submitter organisationECN (Netherlands)
Submission date2003-05-05
RemarksTifton after 6 weeks regrowth, compare ID 2655
LiteratureP. Mandebvu, et al.: Effect of enzyme or microbial treatment of bermudagrass forages before ensiling on cell wall composition, end products of silage fermentation and in situ digestion kinetics. Animal Feed Science and Technology 77-3/4 (1999): 317-329.


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

Main biomass properties

Proximate analysis

Moisture content wt% 76.90
Ash content wt% 1.94 8.40

Ultimate analysis (macroelements)

Total (with halides) wt% 78.84 8.40 0.00 Calculated

Biochemical analysis

Cellulose, hemicellulose, lignin

Cellulose wt% (dry) 33.60 Sugar Analysis
Hemicellulose wt% (dry) 26.70 Sugar Analysis
Lignin wt% (dry) 17.70 Measured

Lignin analysis

Acid insoluble lignin (Klason) (AIL) wt% (dry) 20.50 Measured


Protein wt% (dry) 16.40 Measured
Pectin wt% (dry) 2.00 Measured


Arabinan wt% (dry) 3.70
Xylan wt% (dry) 21.50
Sum C5 wt% (dry) 25.20 Calculated


Mannan wt% (dry) 0.40
Galactan wt% (dry) 1.10
Glucan wt% (dry) 33.60
Rhamnan wt% (dry) 0.00
Sum C6 wt% (dry) 35.10 Calculated
Total ash + biochemical wt% (dry) 104.80 Calculated