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Table 1 Chemical composition for raw materials

From: Mixed silage of Elodea and wheat straw as a substrate for energy production in anaerobic digestion plants

Parameter WS Elodea Units
Total solids (TS) 86.5 6.76 %FM
Volatile solids (VS) 95.1 59.75 %TS
Nitrogen (N) 5.9 37.9 g kg−1 TS
Ash 67.7 402.5 g kg−1 TS
Protein (N × 6.25) 36.8 236.9 g kg−1 TS
Crude fiber 684.6 245.6 g kg−1 TS
Crude fat 10.1 3.2 g kg−1 TS
Lignin 121.3 21.56 g kg−1 TS
Cellulose 494.0 175.1 g kg−1 TS
Hemicellulose 283.0 46.6 g kg−1 TS
C:N ratio 95.4a 10.0b
  1. FM fresh matter
  2. aData from M. Solé-Bundó et al. [22]
  3. bData from Zehnsdorf et al. [5]