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Table 5 Effect of different apatites on Cu concentration and Cu accumulation in ryegrass

From: Remediation of copper contaminated soil by using different particle sizes of apatite: a field experiment

Treatment Cu concentration (mg kg−1) Cu accumulation (mg plot−1)
Shoot Root Shoot Root
1st cutting 2nd cutting 3rd cutting
NAP 182.3 a 91.6 a 124.3 a 7373 ab 221.4 b 1952 ab
MAP 249.3 a 154.6 a 63.20 b 12449 a 1143 a 5580 a
OAP 235.7 a 178.9 a 128.1 a 3190 b 206.1 b 518.4 b
  1. Mean values followed by different lowercase letters in each column means significantly different (p < 0.05, n = 3)