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Table 1 Mean values for supernatant ethanol concentration of S1 families derived from Sorghum bicolor ssp. Accessions 3d after inoculation with Clostridium phytofermentans.

From: Biological conversion assay using Clostridium phytofermentans to estimate plant feedstock quality

Accession Sorghum ssp. Origin Ethanol, mg ethanol/g* feedstock
PI 549183 Sorghum bicolor Chad 39.4a
PI 208190 Sorghum verticilliflorum South Africa 37.0ab
RTx430 S. bicolor U.S.A. 35.0bc
PI 549194 S. bicolor Chad 34.1bc
PI 549179 S. bicolor Mauritania 34.0bc
PI 226096 S. verticilliflorum Kenya 32.2cd
PI 329252 S. verticilliflorum Ethiopia 30.6de
PI 302111 S. verticilliflorum South Africa 30.2de
PI 521353 Sorghum drummondii Kenya 30.1de
PI 549202 S. bicolor Chad 30.0def
PI 302113 S. verticilliflorum South Africa 30.0def
PI 521355 S. drummondii Kenya 29.3def
PI 156549 S. verticilliflorum Zimbabwe 28.6ef
PI 300117 S. verticilliflorum South Africa 28.6ef
PI 520775 S. drummondii Kenya 26.5f
PI 300120 S. verticilliflorum South Africa No data
PI 365024 S. verticilliflorum South Africa No data
  1. *Values followed by the same letter are not significantly different at P < 0.05 based on Scheffé's test for multiple comparisons.