Section 15
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Contribution to the study of the mineral nutrition of congossane sorghum (Sorghum vulgare var. guineense)

Jacquinot, L.

Agron. trop. Paris 19: 669-722


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Roots, stems, leaves and seeds at various growth stages were analysed for N, P, K, Ca, Mg and S. Seeds contain 64% and 77 % respectively of the total N and P contents of the plant. S accumulates first in leaves, then in stems. K is found mainly in young organs, its content decreasing during growth. Ca and Mg occur in older parts, at increasing levels with age.

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