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Table 5 Wood species wise usage percentage and calorific value

From: Development of a fuel efficient cookstove through a participatory bottom-up approach

Wood species Perceived usage in percentage Calorific value (MJ/Kg) Percentage of volatiles Percentage of carbon
Ain (Terminalia elliptica) 50 16.8 76.5 22.3
Dhamda (Angeissus latifolia) 20 17.9 72 26.5
Chera (Erinocarpus nimmonii) 10 17.9 - -
Kuda (Holarrhena pubescens) 10 17.3 - -
Sag (Tectona grandis), karvanda (Carissa carandas), bondari (Lagerstroemia parviflora), akashi (Salix babylonica), and others 10 sag (16.6), karvanda (16.6), bondari (17.1), akashi (17.3) - -