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Table 3 Effect of Mg treatments on growth and chemical content

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

Mg treatments (g/L) Growth characters EO Nutrient
Content (%) Uptake (g/plant)
PH FW DW % Yield N P K N P K
First season
 0 42.8 ± 0.4 81.7 ± 0.3 28.7 ± 0.3 0.1 ± 0.0 2.9 ± 0.1 2.1 ± 0.1 0.1 ± 0.0 2.9 ± 0.1 0.6 ± 0.1 0.1 ± 0.1 0.8 ± 0.2
 2 55.3 ± 0.3 162.3 ± 0.3 39.7 ± 0.4 0.2 ± 0.1 7.9 ± 0.2 2.3 ± 0.1 0.2 ± 0.1 3.1 ± 0.1 0.9 ± 0.1 0.1 ± 0.0 1.2 ± 0.3
 4 55.7 ± 0.7 193.3 ± 0.9 43.8 ± 0.2 0.2 ± 0.1 8.8 ± 0.2 2.4 ± 0.1 0.2 ± 0.1 3.2 ± 0.1 1.0 ± 0.2 0.1 ± 0.0 1.4 ± 0.2
 6 57.1 ± 2.1 199.2 ± 3.2 44.3 ± 0.9 0.2 ± 0.1 8.9 ± 0.1 2.6 ± 0.2 0.2 ± 0.1 3.5 ± 0.3 1.2 ± 0.4 0.1 ± 0.0 1.6 ± 0.3
 8 58.7 ± 2.1 219.4 ± 4.8 48.6 ± 7.2 0.3 ± 0.1 14.6 ± 0.5 2.7 ± 0.1 0.4 ± 0.1 3.7 ± 0.3 1.3 ± 0.1 0.2 ± 0.1 1.8 ± 0.4
F values 506.2*** 93232.2*** 2058.3*** 1.8 ns 1126.8*** 10.6*** 4.5* 19.1*** 10.2*** 3.0 ns 15.8***
Second season
 0 43.7 ± 2.8 88.1 ± 6.7 29.2 ± 2.1 0.1 ± 0.1 2.9 ± 0.1 1.8 ± 0.6 0.1 ± 0.0 2.6 ± 0.4 0.5 ± 0.1 0.1 ± 0.0 0.8 ± 0.2
 2 45.1 ± 4.4 129.1 ± 5.1 32.5 ± 061 0.2 ± 0.1 6.5 ± 0.5 2.1 ± 0.2 0.2 ± 0.1 2.7 ± 0.5 0.7 ± 0.3 0.1 ± 0.0 0.9 ± 0.2
 4 48.7 ± 7.1 200.3 ± 9.3 44.8 ± 4.1 0.2 ± 0.1 9.1 ± 0.7 2.3 ± 0.3 0.3 ± 0.1 2.9 ± 0.6 1.0 ± 0.1 0.1 ± 0.0 1.3 ± 0.3
 6 49.2 ± 6.1 212.7 ± 5.3 47.8 ± 5.9 0.2 ± 0.1 9.6 ± 0.6 2.5 ± 0.5 0.3 ± 0.1 3.1 ± 0.1 1.2 ± 0.1 0.1 ± 0.0 1.5 ± 0.3
 8 51.3 ± 0.1 281.7 ± 9.8 58.7 ± 7.6 0.3 ± 0.1 17.6 ± 1.6 2.6 ± 0.2 0.5 ± 0.2 3.6 ± 0.4 1.5 ± 0.3 0.2 ± 0.1 2.1 ± 0.2
F values 456.1*** 239083.2*** 4668.4*** 1.8 ns 748.0*** 19.3*** 8.2* 29.4*** 16.8*** 3.0 ns 58.2***
  1. Values are given as mean ± SD
  2. ns insignificant
  3. ***P < 0.001