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Table 1 Chemical composition (% dry matter) of wood materials

From: Characterization and photodegradation mechanism of three Algerian wood species

Sample Zeen oak Afares oak Maritime pine
Cellulose 50.5 ± 0.08 54.2 ± 0.07 50.6 ± 0.05
Hemicelluloses 24.5 ± 0.03 23.4 ± 0.05 19.1 ± 0.01
Lignin 22.6 ± 0.02 19.6 ± 0.3 27.1 ± 0.03
Extractives 1.2 ± 0.4 1.7 ± 0.02 2.8 ± 0.4
Ash 0.6 ± 0.1 0.9 ± 0.01 0.3 ± 0.03