Determ. of the Apparent Total Sugar Content of Beet Pulp by the Luff Schoorl Procedure – Accepted

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ICUMSA Method GS8-5 (1994)

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Year of Publication: 1994


The method first measures the total reducing sugars, as glucose, after hydrolysis of a clarified aqueous extract of the pulp.

Multiplication of this result by 0.95 gives the apparent total sugar content of the beet pulp.

This is not a precise measurement of sugar (see also Method GS4/3-9).

The method is applicable to all samples of beet pulp.

For beet pulp samples containing total apparent sugar contents in the range of (5 to 23) g/100 g, the absolute difference between two results obtained under repeatability conditions should be not greater than 0.94 g/100 g.

The absolute difference between two results obtained under reproducibility conditions should be not greater than 1.11 g/100 g.

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ICUMSA Method GS8-5 (1994)


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