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Table 1 Characteristics of corn straw

From: Replacing process water and nitrogen sources with biogas slurry during cellulosic ethanol production

  Original corn straw Corn straw pretreated with 100% biogas slurry Corn straw pretreated with fresh water
NDF, % dry matter 52.78 ± 1.06 52.93 ± 0.51 51.84 ± 0.86
ADF, % dry matter 44.33 ± 1.26 43.83 ± 0.43 43.67 ± 1.14
ADL, % dry matter 21.15 ± 0.57 17.26 ± 0.53 17.43 ± 0.56
Cellulose (= ADF − ADL) % dry matter 23.18 ± 1.96 26.57 ± 0.35 26.24 ± 1.71
Hemicellulose (= NDF − ADF) % dry matter 8.45 ± 0.86 9.10 ± 0.89 8.17 ± 0.58
Lignin (= ADL) % dry matter 21.15 ± 0.57 17.26 ± 0.53 17.43 ± 0.56
N, % dry matter 1.08 ± 0.25 1.18 ± 0.72 1.24 ± 0.34
C, % dry matter 44.96 ± 2.34 34.38 ± 0.52 31.48 ± 1.56
  1. All data are the average of triplicates with standard deviations of the means (n = 3) at α = 0.05