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Table 4 Chemical composition of WIF after steam pretreatment of poplar samples (as percentages of the solid weight)

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

  Chemical composition (%)
Arabinan Galactan Glucan Xylan Mannan Total sugar Total phenolics Acetic acid Ash
NLC 0.1 ± 0.1 0.1 ± 0.1 52.2 ± 0.3 2.4 ± 0.3 0.5 ± 0.1 55.2 ± 0.1 37.4 ± 0.1 1.6 ± 0.2 2.0 ± 0.1
WTC 0.1 ± 0.1 0.4 ± 0.1 36.6 ± 0.1 3.6 ± 0.3 0.7 ± 0.1 41.4 ± 0.1 43.6 ± 0.1 1.9 ± 0.1 5.8 ± 0.3
LC 0.4 ± 0.1 0.9 ± 0.2 13.1 ± 2.9 3.2 ± 0.6 0.4 ± 0.1 17.9 ± 0.6 50.5 ± 0.2 2.5 ± 0.9 9.8 ± 0.4
WWF 0.0 ± 0.0 0.0 ± 0.0 62.4 ± 2.4 1.1 ± 0.1 0.4 ± 0.1 63.9 ± 0.3 31.2 ± 0.1 0.0 ± 0.0 0.1 ± 0.1
  1. ± All data are represented as the mean of triplicates with standard deviation