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Table 2 Organic matter content in mine dump waste before and after treatment with oyster mushroom

From: Pyritic metals sequestration on mine dumps treated with oyster mushroom (Pleurotus ostreatus, Jacq.et Fr.)

Trts Organic matter content in mine dump waste before and after treatments (%)
Freda-Rebecca mine Trojan mine Renny mine Bindura mine
Before trt After trt Before trt After trt Before trt After trt Before trt After trt
1 9.3a 9.4a 9.3a 9.3a 9.4a 9.4a 9.3a 9.3a
2 3.2b 3.4b 3.1b 3.2b 3.4b 3.3b 3.1b 3.2b
3 3.1b 5.3c 3.3b 5.8c 3.2b 6.1c 3.1b 5.9c
4 3.3b 4.8d 3.4b 4.7d 3.1b 4.9d 3.0b 4.5d
5 3.2b 8.1e 3.3b 7.8e 3.2b 7.9e 3.1b 7.8e
Lsd 0.5 0.4 0.7 1.5 0.8 1.1 0.6 1.2
CV (%) 11.0 7.0 13.0 4.0 10.0 9.0 5.0 8.0
  1. Trt treatments, Lsd least significant difference, CV coefficient of variation
  2. Superscripts indicate mean separations that are significant