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Table 5 Effect of Mn treatments on growth and chemical content

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

Mn treatments (mg/L) Growth characters EO Nutrient
Content (%) Uptake (g/plant)
PH FW DW % Yield N P K N P K
First season
 0 38.9 ± 3.8 68.4 ± 6.7 25.7 ± 2.1 0.1 ± 0.0 2.5 ± 0.5 0.8 ± 0.2 0.1 ± 0.0 1.4 ± 0.2 0.2 ± 0.1 0.1 ± 0.0 0.4 ± 0.1
 50 42.3 ± 6.4 116.7 ± 8.9 39.3 ± 4.4 0.2 ± 0.1 7.9 ± 0.8 0.9 ± 0.2 0.2 ± 0.1 1.9 ± 0.3 0.4 ± 0.1 0.1 ± 0.9 0.7 ± 0.2
 100 43.7 ± 9.1 134.1 ± 8.3 42.8 ± 9.2 0.2 ± 0.1 8.6 ± 0.6 1.1 ± 0.1 0.2 ± 0.1 2.2 ± 0.4 0.5 ± 0.1 0.1 ± 0.0 0.9 ± 0.3
 200 50.9 ± 8.3 158.3 ± 11.1 48.9 ± 8.4 0.2 ± 0.1 9.8 ± 0.7 1.2 ± 0.1 0.2 ± 0.1 2.8 ± 0.3 0.6 ± 0.2 0.1 ± 0.0 1.4 ± 0.3
 300 52.6 ± 5.1 173.1 ± 9.8 65.2 ± 7.1 0.3 ± 0.1 19.6 ± 5.1 1.4 ± 0.1 0.3 ± 0.1 3.1 ± 0.2 0.9 ± 0.2 0.2 ± 0.1 2.0 ± 0.1
F values 1421.3*** 19626.0*** 11543.7*** 1.8 ns 2225.6*** 7.7** 1.9 ns 50.0*** 1.1 ns 3.0 ns 54.1***
Second season
 0.0 35.1 ± 7.4 67.1 ± 7.1 20.6 ± 3.4 0.1 ± 0.0 2.2 ± 0.2 0.7 ± 0.1 0.1 ± 0.0 1.7 ± 0.2 0.1 ± 0.0 0.1 ± 0.0 0.4 ± 0.1
 50 37.2 ± 6.5 108.7 ± 8.4 25.1 ± 4.1 0.2 ± 0.1 5.0 ± 0.3 0.8 ± 0.1 0.2 ± 0.1 1.9 ± 0.1 0.2 ± 0.1 0.1 ± 0.0 0.5 ± 0.2
 100 38.9 ± 6.2 114.3 ± 9.6 29.6 ± 4.4 0.2 ± 0.1 5.9 ± 0.2 1.2 ± 0.2 0.2 ± 0.1 2.2 ± 0.2 0.4 ± 0.1 0.1 ± 0.0 0.7 ± 0.2
 200 44.7 ± 4.4 168.8 ± 7.9 41.3 ± 7.8 0.2 ± 0.1 8.3 ± 0.3 1.4 ± 0.2 0.3 ± 0.1 2.5 ± 0.3 0.6 ± 0.1 0.1 ± 0.0 1.0 ± 0.2
 300 49.8 ± 9.1 174.7 ± 8.4 55.9 ± 7.9 0.3 ± 0.1 16.8 ± 0.9 1.5 ± 0.3 0.4 ± 0.1 2.9 ± 0.3 0.8 ± 0.2 0.2 ± 0.1 1.6 ± 0.3
F values 3142.9*** 72206.9*** 6860.8*** 1.9 ns 393.9*** 6.6** 4.8 ns 21.4*** 17.6 ns 3.0 ns 69.9***
  1. Values are given as mean ± SD
  2. ns insignificant
  3. ***P < 0.001