Table 3

Ash and main cation content of the sunflower plants of the experiments of Tables 1 and 2

PlantsContent, mg/g dry weight
Leaves*Stems*
AshK+Ca2+Mg2+AshK+Ca2+Mg2+
Exp. 1
 MN-plants17750422.811037151.8
 MD-plants18049424.9853291.2
 MDN-plants15945325.69334103.9
Exp. 2
 MN-plants23672345.417276123.3
 MD-plants20165305.61607583.4
 MDN-plants23271259.315967146.7
  • * Five-gram (dry weight) aliquots of leaves and stems (upper halves) were ashed, and the cation content was determined.