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Table 1 Results of wood pulping and pulp properties of selected pulpwood and bio-energy clones

From: Development of micro-propagation and mini cutting protocol for fast growing Melia, Dalbergia and Eucalyptus clones for pulpwood and bio-energy plantations

Parameters Units Melia dubia Dalbergia sissoo Eucalyptus urograndis Eucalyptus tereticornis Eucalyptus camaldulensis Reference
Bulk density kg/m3 136 230 184 213 220 225
Basic density kg/m3 318 547 402 502 520 510
Chemical addition % 15.0 15.0 15.0 15.0 15.0 15.0
Screen rejects % 0.8 0.7 0.2 0.2 0.8 0.8
Screened pulp yield % 46.5 47.0 46.6 47.3 47.5 44.2
Kappa Number   21.6 18.5 20.4 19.1 19.7 25.3
Brightness % ISO 27.8 30.7 29.1 34.9 30.5 24.2
Unbleached Strength properties at 300ml CSF        
Tensile index Nm/g 94.2 79.0 98.0 92.0 95.0 74.0
Tear index mN.m2/g 11.9 9.3 8.7 10.3 9.5 8.2
Burst index kPa.m2/g 6.4 5.6 6.9 6.5 5.6 5.1