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Table 1 Effect of Fe treatments on growth and chemical content

From: Productivity of wormwood (Artemisia abrotanum) enhanced by trace elements

Fe treatments (g/L) Growth characters EO Nutrient
Content (%) Uptake (g/plant)
PH FW DW % Yield N P K N P K
First season
 0 40.7 ± 0.6 74.1 ± 0.5 27.7 ± 0.3 0.2 ± 0.1 10.1 ± 0.1 2.0 ± 0.1 0.1 ± 0.0 2.9 ± 0.1 0.5 ± 0.1 0.1 ± 0.1 0.9 ± 0.1
 1 50.3 ± 0.3 114.7 ± 0.7 38.7 ± 0.3 0.3 ± 0.1 11.6 ± 0.4 2.1 ± 0.1 0.2 ± 0.1 3.1 ± 0.1 0.8 ± 0.1 0.1 ± 0.0 1.2 ± 0.1
 2 53.8 ± 0.4 173.1 ± 0.5 55.4 ± 0.7 0.3 ± 0.1 16.6 ± 0.3 2.2 ± 0.2 0.2 ± 0.1 3.5 ± 0.2 1.2 ± 0.1 0.1 ± 0.0 1.9 ± 0.2
 3 56.8 ± 0.4 183.3 ± 0.7 72.8 ± 0.4 0.5 ± 0.1 36.4 ± 0.3 2.6 ± 0.2 0.3 ± 0.1 3.8 ± 0.2 1.9 ± 0.3 0.2 ± 0.1 2.8 ± 0.2
 4 51.1 ± 0.1 173.9 ± 0.5 65.1 ± 0.2 0.4 ± 0.1 26.1 ± 0.2 2.4 ± 0.1 0.2 ± 0.1 3.2 ± 0.2 1.6 ± 0.1 0.1 ± 0.0 2.1 ± 0.1
F values 763.3*** 55510.1*** 3621.2*** 3.9 ns 4301.7*** 2.7 ns 1.8 ns 17.1*** 44.3*** 3.0 ns 77.3***
Second season
 0 35.1 ± 0.4 66.1 ± 0.8 22.8 ± 0.5 0.2 ± 0.1 4.0 ± 0.3 1.9 ± 0.1 0.1 ± 0.0 2.9 ± 0.2 0.4 ± 0.1 0.1 ± 0.0 0.7 ± 0.2
 1 43.1 ± 0.5 114.1 ± 0.9 43.3 ± 0.6 0.3 ± 0.1 13.0 ± 0.4 2.1 ± 0.1 0.2 ± 0.1 3.1 ± 0.2 0.9 ± 0.2 0.1 ± 0.0 1.3 ± 0.1
 2 44.7 ± 0.7 182.2 ± 1.1 47.1 ± 0.8 0.3 ± 0.1 14.1 ± 0.3 2.1 ± 0.1 0.2 ± 0.1 3.5 ± 0.3 1.0 ± 0.2 0.1 ± 0.0 1.6 ± 0.1
 3 52.3 ± 0.8 197.3 ± 0.8 63.2 ± 0.6 0.4 ± 0.1 25.3 ± 0.3 2.5 ± 0.2 0.3 ± 0.1 3.8 ± 0.3 1.6 ± 0.1 0.2 ± 0.1 2.4 ± 0.1
 4 50.7 ± 0.7 185.7 ± 0.9 55.7 ± 0.9 0.3 ± 0.1 16.7 ± 0.3 2.2 ± 0.2 0.2 ± 0.1 3.2 ± 0.3 1.2 ± 0.1 0.1 ± 0.0 1.8 ± 0.1
F values 2422.4*** 75424.2*** 5237.6*** 1.5 ns 400.8*** 14.4 ns 1.9 ns 17.1*** 36.0*** 3.0 ns 53.6**
  1. Values are given as mean ± SD
  2. ns insignificant
  3. ***P < 0.001