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Table 2 Physical and chemical compositions of four components in SRC poplar and SRF poplar

From: Can we use short rotation coppice poplar for sugar based biorefinery feedstock? Bioconversion of 2-year-old poplar grown as short rotation coppice

  Physical composition (%) Chemical composition (%)
Arabinan Galactan Glucan Xylan Mannan Total sugar Total phenolics Acetic acid Ash Extractives
WTC
 Leaf 37 2.9 ± 0.1 2.3 ± 0.1 13.1 ± 0.6 3.9 ± 0.2 0.6 ± 0.1 22.7 ± 0.1 39.8 ± 0.1 2.3 ± 0.3 10.5 ± 0.1 27.6 ± 1.3
 Bark 9 4.0 ± 0.1 2.1 ± 0.1 24.4 ± 0.1 4.1 ± 0.1 0.6 ± 0.1 35.2 ± 0.1 32.9 ± 0.3 2.6 ± 0.2 6.9 ± 0.2 27.7 ± 0.5
 Branch 12 2.9 ± 0.1 1.8 ± 0.1 23.9 ± 0.1 7.2 ± 0.4 0.9 ± 0.1 36.8 ± 0.1 29.2 ± 0.4 3.4 ± 0.2 5.7 ± 0.1 21.9 ± 0.9
 Chip 42 0.5 ± 0.1 0.7 ± 0.1 38.5 ± 0.3 14.3 ± 0.1 1.8 ± 0.2 55.8 ± 0.2 24.2 ± 0.2 4.4 ± 0.3 1.3 ± 0.1 12.3 ± 0.4
WWF N/A 0.4 ± 0.0 0.4 ± 0.1 46.5 ± 0.9 13.1 ± 0.2 2.6 ± 0.1 63.0 ± 0.4 25.3 ± 0.2 1.2 ± 0.1 0.7 ± 0.1 5.2 ± 0.4
  1. ± All data are represented as the mean of triplicates with standard deviation