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Table 1 Preliminary characteristic of corn stover and carrot in dry mass

From: Insect biorefinery: a green approach for conversion of crop residues into biodiesel and protein

Parameters Corn stover Waste carrot
Crude fat (%) 4.61 ± 0.05 ND
Crude protein (%) 8.49 ± 0.07 ND
Cellulose (%) 32.49 ± 1.62 4.32 ± 1.28
Hemicellulose (%) 30.5 ± 0.80 4.29 ± 0.59
Lignin (%) 9.76 ± 0.10 10.26 ± 1.09
Water content (%) 0 92.50 ± 0.16
  1. ND not determined