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Pedro García-Caparrós, Alfonso Llanderal, Ahmed El-Tarawy, John Majsztrik and María Teresa Lao

experiment was conducted to determine the effects of different irrigation treatments on biomass, mineral composition, and photosynthetic parameters of this species. Materials and methods Plant material and cultural conditions. The experiment was carried out

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Alice Noemí Aranda-Peres, Lázaro Eustáquio Pereira Peres, Edson Namita Higashi and Adriana Pinheiro Martinelli

; Niedz and Evens, 2007 ). For an efficient micropropagation process, it should be noted that the ideal mineral composition of the culture medium may vary considerably with each species or genotype ( Gonçalves et al., 2005 ; Williams, 1991 ). Although

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Mariateresa Cardarelli, Youssef Rouphael, Elvira Rea, Luigi Lucini, Marco Pellizzoni and Giuseppe Colla

growth, leaf yield, chlorophyll and carotenoids assay, mineral composition, antioxidant activity, β-polysaccharide, and aloin and aloe-emodin concentrations were analyzed. Materials and Methods Plant material, growth conditions, treatments, and arbuscular

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Yuan Li, Arend-Jan Both, Christian A. Wyenandt, Edward F. Durner and Joseph R. Heckman

weighed, and further analyzed for mineral composition using ICP-AES. To determine the Si content, the biomass samples were digested using 50% sodium hydroxide, followed by colorimetric analysis at Brookside Laboratories (New Bremen, OH). Soil samples from

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Kaitlyn M. McBride, Richard J. Henny, Terri A. Mellich and Jianjun Chen

regardless of production light levels ( McBride et al., 2014 ). Tissue mineral compositions are the basis of studying plant requirements for nutrient elements ( Marschner, 2012 ). Although there were some reports about fertilizer application to plants within

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Ada Baldi, Anna Lenzi, Marco Nannicini, Andrea Pardini and Romano Tesi

used species for golf courses, sport fields, and home lawns in many transition zones in the world ( Wu et al., 2009 ). Mineral composition of bermudagrass was studied by Barrios et al. (1979) , Barrios and Jones (1980) , Goatley et al. (1994

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Pradeep Kumar, Menahem Edelstein, Mariateresa Cardarelli, Emanuela Ferri and Giuseppe Colla

macronutrient concentration in leaves, stems, fruits, and roots of tomato plants. Mineral composition and partitioning. Under Cd stress, the content of N significantly increased in roots but it decreased in leaves, while it remained unaffected in fruits as

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Youssef Rouphael, Giampaolo Raimondi, Rosanna Caputo and Stefania De Pascale

plant growth, leaf water relations, mineral composition, ornamental quality, WUE, and nutrients loss of Hippeastrum grown in a semiclosed soilless system. These results may be applied in management decisions of the ornamental grower for improving the

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César Mota-Cadenas, Carlos Alcaraz-López, M. Carmen Martínez-Ballesta and Micaela Carvajal

roots, there were also increases for all plants treated with NaCl, these being greater in pepper, tomato, melon, and watermelon but lower in lettuce. Table 1. Effect of NaCl on the mineral composition of different parts of the control and treated with 40

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Christy T. Carter and Catherine M. Grieve

greenhouse environment; 2) determine whether differences were found in plant growth when plants were exposed to irrigation water dominated by either sulfate- or chloride-based salts; and 3) determine leaf mineral compositions of two zinnia cultivars when