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Table 1 Descriptive statistics of composition for the 232 calibration and the 25 validation sample sets

From: Rapid analysis of composition and reactivity in cellulosic biomass feedstocks with near-infrared spectroscopy

  Calibration Validation
N Mean SD Min Max N Mean SD Min Max
Glucan 232 33.2 6.3 21.4 47.8 25 35.0 7.9 23.6 45.6
Xylan 232 17.8 3.4 9.5 28.7 25 17.6 3.0 10.4 21.7
Lignin 232 15.2 3.8 6.7 29.0 25 16.4 4.7 9.5 23.4
Ash 232 6.7 3.6 0.9 16.4 25 6.0 4.1 0.9 16.4
  1. Composition statistics are reported on a dry weight basis. Both calibration and validation sample sets include six herbaceous feedstock types.
  2. N number of samples, SD standard deviation, Min minimum value, Max maximum value.