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Table 3 The long-term individually extracted biomass dataset: descriptive statistics of NIST RM 8491 sugarcane bagasse composition on as-received biomass (including individually determined extractives), % dry mass basis

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

  Ash Protein Water extractives Ethanol extractives Sucrose ASL AIR Glucan Xylan Galactan Arabinan Acetyl Total component closure
Mean 3.87 0.55 3.86 1.87 0.22 4.45 20.35 38.64 21.85 0.87 1.90 3.21 100.78
SD 0.20 0.03 0.43 0.13 0.31 0.53 0.33 0.74 0.63 0.30 0.26 0.38 1.74
Pooled SD 0.19 0.02 0.35 0.13 0.26 0.51 0.32 0.75 0.64 0.30 0.26 0.35 1.75
N 119 48 122 119 119 115 112 119 119 119 119 118 119
RSD (%) 5.3 6.2 11.0 6.9 137.8 11.9 1.6 1.9 2.9 34.9 13.7 11.8 1.7
RpSD (%) 4.9 3.7 9.0 6.9 115.0 11.5 1.6 1.9 2.9 34.6 13.7 10.9 1.7
  1. This set includes bagasse samples run along with feedstock samples. They were analyzed in different labs and on different HPLC systems. This data is used to calculate the long-term variability result
  2. RSD relative standard deviation, SD standard deviation, Pooled SD pooled standard deviation, N number of samples analyzed, RpSD relative standard deviation calculated from the pooled SD, ASL acid-soluble lignin, AIR acid insoluble residue