sorghum bicolor (#2682)

Materialsorghum bicolor
Classification ECN Phyllis classification ▸ straw (stalk/cob/ear) ▸ sorghum ▸ sorghum bicolor
NTA 8003 classification ▸ [200] biomassa uit land- en tuinbouw ▸ [220] stro ▸ [229] overig stro
Submitter organisationECN (Netherlands)
Submission date2003-05-05
Remarkscv H132, location 1, harvest October
LiteratureS. Amaducci, M. T. Amaducci, R. Benati and G. Venturi: Crop yield and quality parameters of four annual fibre crops (hemp, kenaf, maize and sorghum) in the North of Italy. Industrial Crops and Products 11-2/3 (2000) 179-186.


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) 39.10 van Soest
Hemicellulose wt% (dry) 26.10 van Soest
Lignin wt% (dry) 7.30 Measured


Total ash + biochemical wt% (dry) 72.50 Calculated