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Table 1 Characteristics of rape straw, inoculum and soil

From: A novel and simple approach to the good process performance of methane recovery from lignocellulosic biomass alone

Parameter Rape straw Inoculum Soil
Total solid (%) 96.0 ± 0.0 5.5 ± 0.1 83.3 ± 0.0
Volatile solid (%) 91.2 ± 0.6 68.8 ± 0.9 3.8 ± 0.0
Total carbon (%) 44.5 ± 0.1 35.9 ± 0.1 2.6 ± 0.1
Total nitrogen (%) 0.8 ± 0.0 1.8 ± 0.0 0.06 ± 0.0
H (%) 6.0 ± 0.3 4.7 ± 0.2 0.4 ± 0.0
pH value 6.5 ± 0.0 7.8 ± 0.1 6.9 ± 0.0
Cellulose (%) 49.3 ± 0.0 33.0 ± 0.0 ND
Hemicellulose (%) 18.9 ± 0.0 25.6 ± 0.2 ND
Lignin (%) 21.5 ± 0.0 ND ND
  1. ND not determined