Ensiling as biological pretreatment of grass (Festulolium Hykor): The effect of composition, dry matter, and inocula on cellulose convertibility

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Ensiling as biological pretreatment of grass (Festulolium Hykor) : The effect of composition, dry matter, and inocula on cellulose convertibility. / Ambye-Jensen, Morten; Johansen, Katja S.; Didion, Thomas; Kádár, Zsofiá; Schmidt, Jens E.; Meyer, Anne S.

In: Biomass and Bioenergy, Vol. 58, 11.2013, p. 303-312.

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Ambye-Jensen, M, Johansen, KS, Didion, T, Kádár, Z, Schmidt, JE & Meyer, AS 2013, 'Ensiling as biological pretreatment of grass (Festulolium Hykor): The effect of composition, dry matter, and inocula on cellulose convertibility', Biomass and Bioenergy, vol. 58, pp. 303-312. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biombioe.2013.08.015

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Ambye-Jensen, M., Johansen, K. S., Didion, T., Kádár, Z., Schmidt, J. E., & Meyer, A. S. (2013). Ensiling as biological pretreatment of grass (Festulolium Hykor): The effect of composition, dry matter, and inocula on cellulose convertibility. Biomass and Bioenergy, 58, 303-312. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biombioe.2013.08.015

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Ambye-Jensen M, Johansen KS, Didion T, Kádár Z, Schmidt JE, Meyer AS. Ensiling as biological pretreatment of grass (Festulolium Hykor): The effect of composition, dry matter, and inocula on cellulose convertibility. Biomass and Bioenergy. 2013 Nov;58:303-312. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biombioe.2013.08.015

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Ambye-Jensen, Morten ; Johansen, Katja S. ; Didion, Thomas ; Kádár, Zsofiá ; Schmidt, Jens E. ; Meyer, Anne S. / Ensiling as biological pretreatment of grass (Festulolium Hykor) : The effect of composition, dry matter, and inocula on cellulose convertibility. In: Biomass and Bioenergy. 2013 ; Vol. 58. pp. 303-312.

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abstract = "Grass biomass is a prospective type of lignocellulosic biomass for bioenergy and fuel production, but the low dry matter in grass at harvest calls for new pretreatment strategies for cellulosic conversion. In this study, ensiling was tested as a biological pretreatment method of the high yielding grass variety Festulolium Hykor. The biomass was harvested in four cuts over a growing season. Three important factors of ensiling: biomass composition, dry matter (DM) at ensiling, and inoculation of lactic acid bacteria, were assessed in relation to subsequent enzymatic cellulose hydrolysis. The organic acid profile after ensiling was dependant on the composition of the grass and the DM, rather than on the inocula. High levels of organic acids, notably lactic acid, produced during ensiling improved enzymatic cellulose convertibility in the grass biomass. Ensiling of less mature grass gave higher convertibility. Low DM at ensiling (<25{\%}) resulted in the highest cellulose convertibilities, which ranged from 32 to 70{\%} of the available cellulose in the four cuts after ensiling. The study confirms that ensiling can enhance cellulose convertibility of green biomass, and provides new insight to ensiling as a biological pretreatment method for green biomass conversion.",
keywords = "Biomass characterisation, Cellulose convertibility, Ensiling, Enzymatic hydrolysis, Grass",
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N2 - Grass biomass is a prospective type of lignocellulosic biomass for bioenergy and fuel production, but the low dry matter in grass at harvest calls for new pretreatment strategies for cellulosic conversion. In this study, ensiling was tested as a biological pretreatment method of the high yielding grass variety Festulolium Hykor. The biomass was harvested in four cuts over a growing season. Three important factors of ensiling: biomass composition, dry matter (DM) at ensiling, and inoculation of lactic acid bacteria, were assessed in relation to subsequent enzymatic cellulose hydrolysis. The organic acid profile after ensiling was dependant on the composition of the grass and the DM, rather than on the inocula. High levels of organic acids, notably lactic acid, produced during ensiling improved enzymatic cellulose convertibility in the grass biomass. Ensiling of less mature grass gave higher convertibility. Low DM at ensiling (<25%) resulted in the highest cellulose convertibilities, which ranged from 32 to 70% of the available cellulose in the four cuts after ensiling. The study confirms that ensiling can enhance cellulose convertibility of green biomass, and provides new insight to ensiling as a biological pretreatment method for green biomass conversion.

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