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Table 1 Physico-chemical characterization of leaves of MU and MI: dry weight content (DW), ashes and organic matter or volatile solid (VS), total organic carbon (TOC), total Kjeldahl nitrogen (TKN) and mineral elements

From: Comparative study of the methane production based on the chemical compositions of Mangifera Indica and Manihot Utilissima leaves

Components Leaves
  MU MI
Dry weight (%) 80.76 ± 0.04 88.68 ± 0.39
Organic matter (% DW) 85.17 ± 0.28 90.25 ± 0.05
Ashes (% DW) 14.83 ± 0.28 9.75 ± 0.05
TOC (mg/g DW) 357.49 ± 14.25 411.55 ± 12.48
TKN (mg/g DW) 50.50 ± 0.80 8.45 ± 0.29
P (mg/g DW) 2.23 0.01
K (mg/g DW) 21.49 6.29
Ca (mg/g DW) 13.89 27.79
Mg (mg/g DW) 4.51 0.92
Fe (mg/g DW) 0.41 0.08
Cu (mg/g DW) 0.02 <0.01
Mn (mg/g DW) 0.34 0.04
Zn (mg/g DW) 0.11 0.04