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Table 2 Mass yields and elemental composition of biomass and solid HTC products (HTC chars) of E. nuttallii

From: Potential uses of Elodea nuttallii-harvested biomass

   HTC HTC 200°C/16 h HTC 240°C/16 h
Mass yield (% w/w)a - 65.0 59.5
C (% w/w) 25.9 23.9 19.4
O (% w/w) 50.8 41.5 40.9
H (% w/w) 3.45 2.36 1.58
N (% w/w) 2.25 1.24 1.01
K (% w/w) 2.95 0.64 0.23
Mg (% w/w) 0.19 0.16 0.15
P (% w/w) 0.17 0.16 0.14
H/C (mol/mol) 1.60 1.19 0.98
O/C (mol/mol) 1.47 1.31 1.58
  1. aWeight percent of dry matter.