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Table 6 Dry weight and contents of N and P in plants of Z. mays, grown in an EM with applications of LRC and CSB inoculum

From: Effect of low-rank coal inoculated with coal solubilizing bacteria on edaphic materials used in post-coal-mining land reclamation: a greenhouse trial

Treatment Dry weight (g)/plant % foliar N % foliar P Total N (mg)/plant Total P (mg)/plant
EM + P 3.53 ± 1.6 a 1.6 ± 0.3 b 0.14 ± 0.02 b 56.5 5.1
EM + P + CSB 2.71 ± 1.2 a 1.5 ± 0.1 b 0.14 ± 0.01 b 40.6 3.8
EM + P + LRC 1 % 6.79 ± 1.2 b 1.2 ± 0.1 a 0.12 ± 0.01 a 81.5 8.2
EM + P + CSB + LRC 1 % 5.15 ± 0.6 ab 1.2 ± 0.1 a 0.12 ± 0.006 a 61.8 6.0
  1. Treatments with different letters show significant difference (LSD, α = 0.05)
  2. n = 3, ±SD = standard deviation