Table 3

Feedstock properties

Property

Unit

Crop

residue

Hybrid

poplar


Yield

odt ha-1 year-1

5.0

25.0

Cellulose

%DM*

36.4

44.7

Hemicellulose

%DM

22.6

18.6

Lignin

%DM

16.6

26.4

Inert mass

%DM

24.4

10.3

HHV

MJ.kg-1

15.2

18.5


* Percentage dry matter content determined on a wet basis

Dunnett et al. Biotechnology for Biofuels 2008 1:13   doi:10.1186/1754-6834-1-13

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