Structure and enzymatic accessibility of leaf and stem from wheat straw before and after hydrothermal pretreatment


BACKGROUND Biomass recalcitrance is affected by a number of chemical, physical and biological factors. In this study we looked into the differences in recalcitrance between two major anatomical fractions of wheat straw biomass, leaf and stem. A set of twenty-one wheat cultivars was fractionated and illustrated the substantial variation in leaf-to-stem ratio… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1754-6834-7-74


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