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Table 1 Characteristics of substrates and inoculum

From: Fresh banana pseudo-stems as a tropical lignocellulosic feedstock for methane production

Substrates TS (%) VS (%)
B5 5.53 ± 0.11 4.47 ± 0.05
B10 5.00 ± 0.34 3.99 ± 0.34
B20 4.82 ± 0.16 3.78 ± 0.23
CM 6.86 ± 0.20 5.81 ± 0.21
Inoculum 1.98 ± 0.02 1.15 ± 0.02
  1. B 5 banana particle size of 5 mm, B 10 banana particle size of 10 mm, B 20 banana particle size of 20 mm, CM cow manure, TS total solid (based on wet weight), VS volatile solid (based on wet weight)