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Table 2 Initial nitrogen (N) and carbon (C) concentrations and C:N ratio for plant residues used in the litterbag decomposition study

From: Decomposition, nitrogen and carbon mineralization from food and cover crop residues in the central plateau of Haiti

Residue N (%) C (%) C:N
Maize 0.65 36.7 56.4
Sorghum sudangrass 1.09 34.3 31.4
Common beana 0.64 34.8 54.4
Sunn hemp 1.23 36.9 30.0
  1. aCommon bean residue was weathered post-harvest