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Table 3 Chemical composition of sugarcane residues

From: Techno-economic comparison of ethanol and electricity coproduction schemes from sugarcane residues at existing sugar mills in Southern Africa

Component (%) Bagasse1 Trash2
Cellulose 41.1 39.8
Hemicelluloses 26.4 28.6
Lignin 21.7 22.5
Ash 4.0 2.4
Extractives 6.8 6.7
  1. 1Average of measurements for South African bagasse [47, 48].
  2. 2Composition taken Oliveira et al, [49].