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Table 3 Final specific biogas (BG) and methane (CH4) yields of pure soft rush (Juncus effusus) after 35 days of wet co-digestion. Gas yields are given in standard norm litres (LN) per kilogramme of fresh matter (FM) and per kilogramme of ash excluded organic dry matter (oDM)

From: The energy potential of soft rush (Juncus effusus L.) in different conversion routes

Substrate (replication) LN BG kg FM−1 LN BG kg oDM−1 LN CH4 kg FM−1 LN CH4 kg oDM−1 CH4 Vol.%
Juncus effusus (a) 176.65 408.64 106.44 246.23 60.3
Juncus effusus (b) 168.81 390.51 102.20 236.43 60.5
Juncus effusus (c) 172.00 397.89 105.44 243.92 61.3
Mean (sd) 172.48 (3.22) 399.02 (7.44) 104.69 (1.81) 242.19 (4.18) 60.7 (0.43)