Mineral and carbohydrate content of Amorphophallus
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- Subject: Mineral and carbohydrate content of Amorphophallus
- From: StroWi@t-online.de (StroWi)
- Date: Tue, 6 Feb 2001 15:49:18 -0600 (CST)
recently there was an discussion on mineral nutrition and heavy feeding that
leads to rapid tuber growth etc (and, as we all learned, to an overweight Lord
I wonder if there is information available on the mineral content of any Amorphs
(whole plant, leaf, tuber etc.). This should give some indication on the balance
of minerals in a potential fertilizer. I think asking for uptake rates of N, P,
K might be a little too much, or maybe not?
Additonally I would be interested on the carbohydrate content and composition of
Any comment wellcome!
Thanks and Cheers,