Table 1

Composition of some lignocellulosic raw materials (% of dry matter)

Raw material

Glucan

Mannan

Galactan

Xylan

Arabinan

Lignin

Ref


Agricultural residues

Corn stover

36.4

0.6

1.0

18.0

3.0

16.6

[151]

Rice straw

34.2

-

-

24.5

-

11.9

[151]

Sugar cane bagasse

40.2

0.5

1.4

22.5

2.0

25.2

[152]

Wheat straw

38.2

0.3

0.7

21.2

2.5

23.4

[151]

Switch grass

31.0

0.3

0.9

20.4

2.8

17.6

[151]

Hardwood

Salix

41.5

3.0

2.1

15.0

1.8

25.2

[153]

Softwood

Pine

46.4

11.7

-

8.8

2.4

29.4

[151]

Spruce

49.9

12.3

2.3

5.3

1.7

28.7

[35]


Olofsson et al. Biotechnology for Biofuels 2008 1:7   doi:10.1186/1754-6834-1-7

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