Table 1: Analytical characteristics of the substrates at the end of phase II. CM corresponds to Compost Manchego and CV to Compost Villacasa.

ParameterCMCV

pH (1 : 5, w/v)7.63 ± 0.027.44 ± 0.02
Moisture (g kg−1)664.7 ± 3.8654 ± 3.3
Total nitrogen (g kg−1 d.m.)19.7 ± 0.921.3 ± 0.7
Protein (g kg−1 d.m.)123.1 ± 5.4132.9 ± 4.1
Ash (g kg−1 d.m.)237.2 ± 2.4224.6 ± 6.5
Organic matter (g kg−1 d.m.)762.8 ± 2.4775.4 ± 6.5
Carbone/Nitrogen22.5 ± 1.021.2 ± 0.6
Crude fiber (g kg−1 d.m.)330 ± 17.8292.8 ± 9.6
Crude fat (g kg−1 d.m.)2.5 ± 0.83.3 ± 0.7
N-free extracts (g kg−1 d.m.)307.2 ± 15.5346.4 ± 10.3
Total carbohydrates (g kg−1 d.m.)637.2 ± 6.7639.2 ± 7.1
Hemicellulose (g kg−1 d.m.)123.4 ± 1.3106.8 ± 5.7
Cellulose (g kg−1 d.m.)204.8 ± 15.8190.3 ± 5.7
Lignin (g kg−1 d.m.)208.8 ± 11.1226.7 ± 3.8
Neutral-detergent sol. fiber (g kg−1 d.m.)225.8 ± 12.4251.6 ± 13.0

Each value is expressed as mean ± standard deviation (); d.m.: dry matter.