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Re: Mineral and carbohydrate content of Amorphophallus

  • To: Multiple recipients of list AROID-L <aroid-l@mobot.org>
  • Subject: Re: Mineral and carbohydrate content of Amorphophallus
  • From: Scott Hyndman <hyndman@aroid.org>
  • Date: Tue, 6 Feb 2001 21:14:39 -0600 (CST)

There are some tuber analysis data on Am. paeoniifolius at
http://www.geocities.com/rsmisra2000/ in the "About EFY" directory.  The
site also has some interesting information on commercial culture in India.

Regards,  Scott
---------------------
Scott Hyndman
International Aroid Society Web Site
Vero Beach, Florida, USA
USDA Hardiness Zone 10a
E-mail:  hyndman@aroid.org



on 2/6/01 4:48 PM, StroWi at StroWi@t-online.de wrote:

> Dear all,
> 
> 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
> P.!;) ).
> 
> 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 
> Amorph tubers.
> 
> Any comment wellcome!
> 
> Thanks and Cheers,
> Bernhard.
> 





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