Table 4: Nutrient and metal concentration ( SE) from a subsample of seedling leaf tissue between chestnuts colonized by Scleroderma (+) to those found without (–) sampled 18 months after planting ( ). Asterisk (*) indicates significant differences. ECM plants had significantly lower Ca (%) and Cu (ppm). Analyses based on data transformation by Log ( ).

%N%P%K%Ca%Mg

Scleroderma
*
+ *

ppm Bppm Cuppm Feppm Mnppm Zn

Scleroderma
*
+ *