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Table 5 Sugar yield in WSF after steam explosion (expressed as kg/tonne raw biomass)

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

  Arabinose Galactose Glucose Xylose Mannose Total sugars
Total % mona Total % mon Total % mon Total % mon Total % mon Total % mon
NLC 9.7 ± 0.3 100 8.5 ± 0.2 90 63.5 ± 2.5 78 96.0 ± 1.2 81 14.3 ± 1.1 79 192.1 ± 0.1 82
WTC 9.1 ± 1.2 100 7.5 ± 0.7 71 39.2 ± 4.1 64 45.5 ± 2.4 71 7.0 ± 0.3 65 108.3 ± 0.3 70
LC 7.6 ± 0.2 60 5.6 ± 0.8 23 15.8 ± 2.1 41 6.9 ± 1.2 10 1.1 ± 0.1 33 37.0 ± 0.2 36
WWF 2.9 ± 0.2 93 5.4 ± 0.4 79 62.9 ± 0.7 76 122.2 ± 8.9 87 16.8 ± 1.0 85 210.3 ± 0.5 83
  1. ± All data are represented as the mean of triplicate measurement
  2. a“% mono” describes the percentage of soluble sugar presented in monomeric form