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Table 4 Estimated mass of reducing sugars (by DNS), glucose and ethanol produced from pretreated straw derived from different cultivars (5 % substrate, 37 FPU/g, 96 h) incubated at 50 or 40 °C, respectively

From: Effect of Brassica napus cultivar on cellulosic ethanol yield

Cultivar name Product yield (g/kg PT material)
DNSa Glucose Ethanol
Canard 445 ± 39 289 ± 13 142 ± 1
Canberra x Courage 510 ± 42 352 ± 23 107 ± 19
Darmor 483 ± 15 367 ± 22 173 ± 35
Erglu 415 ± 48 286 ± 37 154 ± 14
Hansen x Gaspard 564 ± 94 361 ± 19 107 ± 13
Judzae 395 ± 29 269 ± 8 171 ± 13
Licrown x Express 438 ± 14 289 ± 6 147 ± 13
Madrical x Recital 452 ±24 302 ± 45 135 ± 10
Major 484 ± 24 344 ± 19 177 ± 9
POH285, Bolko 496 ± 22 331 ± 32 146 ± 31
Quinta 460 ± 60 312 ± 44 137 ± 20
Ramses 325 ± 39 215 ± 20 91 ± 17
Sensation NZ 423 ± 21 277 ± 21 135 ± 36
Shannon x Winner 388 ± 29 266 ± 17 125 ± 5
Slapka Slapy S3 514 ± 52 374 ± 58 185 ± 18
Slovenska Krajova 511 ± 18 332 ± 55 157 ± 9
York 456 ± 24 344 ± 21 141 ± 7
Mean 456 312 143
Range 239 159 94
Range (% mean) 52 51 66
  1. Significant differences in product yields were observed between cultivars (ANOVA p < 0.001). Italicised values are atypically low when compared to most cultivars
  2. aGlucose equivalent reducing groups as assayed using DNS reagent