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Table 1 Conditions used in the steam pretreatment of ensiled lucerne

From: Reduced use of phosphorus and water in sequential dark fermentation and anaerobic digestion of wheat straw and the application of ensiled steam-pretreated lucerne as a macronutrient provider in anaerobic digestion

Pretreatment Catalyst Temp (°C) Time (min)
1 No catalyst 200 5
2 No catalyst 200 10
3 No catalyst 210 5
4 1 wt% acetic acid 190 10
5 1 wt% acetic acid 200 5
6 1 wt% acetic acid 210 5