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Table 6 Acetic acid, furans, phenolics yields (expressed as kg/tonne raw biomass), and pH of WSF after steam explosion

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

  pH Acetic acid Furfural HMFa Phenolics
NLC 1.9 48.8 ± 1.5 14.8 ± 1.5 2.2 ± 0.1 23.2 ± 2.0
WTC 3.1 38.8 ± 1.3 6.5 ± 0.9 1.8 ± 0.2 21.9 ± 1.8
LC 3.7 25.2 ± 0.9 0.5 ± 0.1 0.6 ± 0.1 28.1 ± 0.2
WWF 1.6 33.5 ± 0.6 5.2 ± 0.4 1.6 ± 0.1 8.0 ± 0.4
  1. ± All data are represented as the mean of triplicate measurement
  2. a5-hydroxymethyl furfural