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Table 2 Standard methods used for chemical analysis of bamboo culms

From: Effects of peeling and steam-heating treatment on basic properties of two types of bamboo culms (Phyllostachys makinoi and Phyllostachys pubescens)

Properties Replicates Standard References
Alcohol–benzene extractives 3 ASTM D 1107-56 (reapproved 1983) [12]
Holocellulose 3 ASTM D 1104-56 (reapproved 1978) [13]
α-cellulose 3 ASTM D 1103-60 (reapproved 1977) [14]
Klason lignin 3 ASTM D 1106-56 (reapproved 1977) [15]
Acid-soluble lignin 3 ASTM D 1106-96 (reapproved 2001) [16]
Ash content 3 ASTM D 1102-84 (reapproved 2001) [17]