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Table 1 Ethanol yield and fermentation efficiency for juice and extraction water (no replication conducted on these experiments)

From: Efficient extraction method to collect sugar from sweet sorghum

Juice used for fermentation Sugar concentration (g/L) Ethanol yield YE/S (g ethanol/g sugar) Fermentation efficiency
Juice without filtration 94.7 0.428 83.8%
Juice filtered with Poly 2000 97.2 0.429 84.1%
Juice filtered with Poly 2004 95.9 0.433 84.9%
Juice filtered with Poly 2007 95.5 0.434 85.2%
Sugar extraction liquid 50.7 0.437 85.8%
  1. Note that the theoretical maximum ethanol production from sugar is a YE/S of 0.51.