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Table 1 Mass recovery and crystallinity of the raw and pretreated A. donax under different conditions

From: Facile isothermal solid acid catalyzed ionic liquid pretreatments to enhance the combined sugars production from Arundo donax Linn.

Samples Pretreatment conditions Recovered A. donax (%) CrI (%) LOI
[C4mim]Cl Amberlyst 35DRY
Raw Untreated Untreated 100 36.0 1.43
R90-1.0 90 °C 3 h 90 °C 1.0 h 95.4 29.4 0.93
R100-1.0 100 °C 3 h 100 °C 1.0 h 78.4 31.4 0.58
R110-1.0 110 °C 3 h 110 °C 1.0 h 58.0 24.7 0.63
R120-0.5 120 °C 3 h 120 °C 0.5 h 66.1 23.2 0.53
R120-1.0 120 °C 3 h 120 °C 1.0 h 46.7 25.8 1.03
R120-1.5 120 °C 3 h 120 °C 1.5 h 31.7 27.3 0.56
R130-0.5 130 °C 3 h 130 °C 0.5 h 53.5 25.2 0.86
R140-0.5 140 °C 3 h 140 °C 0.5 h 28.2 25.8 1.15
R150-0.5 150 °C 3 h 150 °C 0.5 h 25.8 16.5 13.78