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Table 2 Chemical characteristics of the fraction extracted with 95% ethanol from sugarcane bagasse samples

From: Chemical composition and enzymatic digestibility of sugarcane clones selected for varied lignin content

Sample Total extractives, % Compounds, mg/g
   Aromatics Carbohydrates Waxes*
89 7.5 144 86 770
166 1.9 405 88 507
87 3.9 434 59 507
321 1.6 382 35 583
140 5.1 377 59 564
MB† 2.2 609 186 205
RCr‡ 2.6 382 74 544
  1. *Calculated by subtracting the amounts of aromatics and sugars from the total amount of extractives.
  2. †Mill bagasse.
  3. ‡Reference cultivar.