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Table 2 The long-term extractives-free dataset: descriptive statistics of NIST RM 8491 sugarcane bagasse composition on an extractives-free,  % dry mass basis

From: Long-term variability in sugarcane bagasse feedstock compositional methods: sources and magnitude of analytical variability

  Ash Protein ASL AIR Glucan Xylan Galactan Arabinan Acetyl Total component closure
Mean 3.66 0.55 4.51 21.81 40.96 22.97 0.94 1.94 3.41 100.55
SD 0.33 0.05 0.51 0.53 0.73 0.67 0.32 0.32 0.33 1.50
Pooled SD 0.32 0.03 0.42 0.43 0.74 0.67 0.32 0.33 0.34 1.49
N 288 103 234 233 293 293 292 293 295 291
RSD (%) 8.9 9.8 11.3 2.4 1.8 2.9 34.1 16.7 9.8 1.5
RpSD (%) 8.8 5.5 9.2 2.0 1.8 2.9 34.1 16.9 9.9 1.5
  1. This set includes bulk-extracted bagasse samples run along with process intermediate samples. They were analyzed in different labs and on different HPLC systems
  2. SD standard deviation, Pooled SD pooled standard deviation, N number of samples analyzed, RSD relative standard deviation, RSD relative standard deviation, RpSD relative standard deviation calculated from the pooled SD, ASL acid-soluble lignin, AIR acid insoluble residue