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Table 5 Elemental weight composition of an oven-dry cultivation bed

From: Fuel and material utilization of a waste shiitake (Lentinula edodes) mushroom bed derived from hardwood chips I: characteristics of calorific value in terms of elemental composition and ash content

Components C H N O Ash Total
  Ratios used for the calculation (%)
Wood chip 48.79 5.49 0.16 44.89 0.67 100.0
Rice bran 48.10 6.98 2.63 34.39 7.90 100.0
Wheat bran 46.30 5.98 2.26 41.16 4.30 100.0
Inoculum 45.41 5.93 2.27 42.99 3.39 100.0
  Weight (g)
Wood chip 438.6 49.3 1.4 403.5 6.1 898.9
Rice bran 36.0 5.2 2.0 25.7 5.9 74.8
Wheat bran 81.7 10.5 4.0 72.6 7.6 176.4
Inoculum 0.50 0.07 0.03 0.48 0.04 1.12
Total* 556.8 (48.4%) 65.1 (5.7%) 7.4 (0.6%) 502.3 (43.6%) 19.6 (1.7%) 1151.2 (100%)
  1. *Values in parentheses are a percentage of the total weight