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Official Journal of the Japan Wood Research Society

Table 6 Differences of chemical composition between juvenile wood and mature wood

From: Influence of juvenile and mature wood on anatomical and chemical properties of early and late wood from Chinese fir plantation

Clone Lignin (%) α-Cellulose (%) Holocellulose (%) Extract (%)
J M J M J M J M
KAI3 33.72 ± 1.63 33.95 ± 1.60 45.78 ± 3.15 49.03 ± 0.97 72.24 ± 2.36 73.10 ± 1.92 2.32 ± 1.44 1.34 ± 0.54
DABA8 32.96 ± 1.34 33.81 ± 1.32 47.27 ± 2.50 48.20 ± 3.04 72.84 ± 1.77 73.08 ± 1.45 1.95 ± 0.98 0.91 ± 0.20
KAI13 32.77 ± 1.35 31.95 ± 0.41 47.40 ± 2.68 51.56 ± 0.96 73.32 ± 1.75 74.90 ± 2.63 1.96 ± 1.11 1.36 ± 0.81
F24 33.43 ± 1.27 33.66 ± 1.73 45.21 ± 2.20 48.19 ± 1.86 71.89 ± 1.76 73.25 ± 1.94 2.08 ± 0.81 1.51 ± 0.62
Average 33.22 33.34 46.41 49.25 72.57 73.58 2.08 1.28
  1. J juvenile wood, M mature wood