Journal of Analytical Methods in Chemistry / 2015 / Article / Tab 5

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Physicochemical Characteristics and Composition of Three Morphotypes of Cyperus esculentus Tubers and Tuber Oils

Table 5

Mineral composition (mg 100 g−1) of Cyperus esculentus morphotypes tubers.

ParametersMorph. 1Morph. 2Morph. 3

Al34.35 ± 2.55b43.37 ± 6.13a39.86 ± 0.74a
Ca32.27 ± 5.66a19.09 ± 3.22b22.13 ± 1.64b
Cd0.01 ± 0.01a,b0.02 ± 0.01a0.01 ± 0b
Cl167 ± 0.53a155.4 ± 2.83b167.2 ± 5.51a
Cr1.65 ± 0.05a1.12 ± 0.31b0.18 ± 0.01c
Cu0.71 ± 0.03a0.48 ± 0.05b0.43 ± 0.01c
Fe11.44 ± 0.48a8.25 ± 1b3.57 ± 0.17c
K608.3 ± 97.84b556.9 ± 80.4b845.8 ± 7.94a
Mg100.5 ± 1.79a107.3 ± 8.2a102.2 ± 2.86a
Mn1.55 ± 0.44a1.44 ± 0.15a0.38 ± 0.02b
P229.6 ± 51.54a,b283.7 ± 14.96a236.4 ± 16.53b
S164.3 ± 18.23a194.1 ± 61.62a148.8 ± 8.39a
Si181.6 ± 50.35b242.5 ± 35.89a220.3 ± 47.32a,b
Sr0.36 ± 0.09a0.17 ± 0.02b0.19 ± 0.02b
Zn2.34 ± 0.31b1.88 ± 0.22b2.7 ± 0.03a

Values are means ± standard deviation for . Data in the same row followed by different letters are significantly different (p < 0.05).

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