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Table 1 Methane and biogas production rates

From: Valorization of organic waste fractions: a theoretical study on biomethane production potential and the recovery of N and P in Austria

Substrate Methane production rate Biogas production rate Methane share Sources
Manure     
 Cattle dung   60 Nm3/tDM 60 vol% [27]
 Pig dung   60 Nm3/tDM 60 vol% [27]
 Pig manure   20 Nm3/tDM 60 vol% [27]
 Poultry manure   80 Nm3/tDM 60 vol% [27]
 Horse manure w/o straw   60 Nm3/tDM 60 vol% [27]
Straw     
 Cereal straw   331 Nm3/tDM 51 vol% [27]
 Maize straw   331 Nm3/tDM 51 vol% [27]
 Rape straw   187 Nm3/tDM 52 vol% [27]
 Beet leaves 105 Nm3/tDM    [29]
Waste from food production 145 Nm3/tDM    [22, 23]
Other biogenic wastes     
 Municipal garden and park waste 105 Nm3/tDM    [29]
 Cemetery wastes 105 Nm3/tDM    [29]
 Roadside vegetation 105 Nm3/tDM    [29]
 Kitchen and food wastes 164 Nm3/tDM    [30]
Biowaste from households 185 Nm3/tDM    [31]
Bush-, grass- and tree-cuts 105 Nm3/tDM    [29]
Sewage sludge 312 Nm3/tDM    [28]