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Table 1 Sugar analysis of Salix clone Loden using powder and serial sections from adjacent stem regions and different stem heights

From: The contribution of G-layer glucose in Salix clones for biofuels: comparative enzymatic and HPLC analysis of stem cross sections

Salix Stem height (cm) T-Glucose (%) Xylose (%) Galactose (%) Arabinose (%) Mannose (%) ASL (%) AIL (%) Total lignin (%)
Loden sections 280 49.1 23.8 1.5 0.3 2.4 3.5 16.1 19.6
210 49.1 26.9 2.1 0.4 2.0 3.2 19.5 22.6
130 49.4 28.4 2.9 0.4 2.2 2.8 20.0 22.8
50 49.2 25.6 1.8 0.2 1.7 3.1 21.6 24.8
          Mean: 22.5
Loden powder 280 44.7 20.2 2.5 0.1 2.1 2.9 21.1 23.9
210 45.2 23.3 2.3 0.4 1.7 1.7 22.7 24.4
130 46.6 22.6 2.0 0.3 1.8 2.9 21.1 24.0
50 44.0 23.9 1.6 0.2 1.7 3.5 18.6 22.1
          Mean: 23.6
  1. Composition of Salix expressed as % of dry raw material