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Table 5 Composition analysis of the sweet sorghum stalk

From: A novel cost-effective technology to convert sucrose and homocelluloses in sweet sorghum stalks into ethanol

Component Wet biomass % Dry biomass %
Sugar 14.03 ± 0.22 50.10 ± 0.78
Glucan 4.94 ± 0.05 17.64 ± 0.18
Xylan 3.38 ± 0.04 12.07 ± 0.14
Acid soluble lignin 0.91 ± 0.01 3.26 ± 0.05
Insoluble lignin 1.84 ± 0.01 6.56 ± 0.04
Ash 0.09 ± 0.00 0.33 ± 0.02
Others 2.88 10.37
  1. The moisture of the sweet sorghum stalk is 72%. All data are shown as mean ± SD.