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Table 2 Basic properties and FVIs of woodfuel species used in Masindi and Nebbi districts

From: Fuel value indices of selected woodfuel species used in Masindi and Nebbi districts of Uganda

Scientific name Moisture content (%) Density (g/cm 3 ) Gross calorific value (KJ/g) FVI
Combretum collinum Fres 47.19 0.47 23.49 5.50
Albizia grandibracteata Taub 36.18 0.65 20.95 13.09
Vernonia amaygdalina Delile 54.04 0.52 24.79 6.06
Albizia coriaria Welw. ex Oliver 51.87 0.59 23.14 7.60
Combretum molle R. Br. ex G. Don 50.42 0.49 24.64 5.93
Vitellaria paradoxa C.F. Gaertn 48.97 0.45 22.79 4.87
Grewia mollis L. 37.47 0.47 25.77 7.61
Tamarindus indica Linnaeus 41.92 0.41 24.71 5.00
Acacia hockii De Wild 48.61 0.38 25.21 3.63
Ficus natalensis Hochst 69.41 0.23 29.46 1.10