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Table 4 Nemerow indices after bioremediation at Trojan and Freda-Rebecca mine dump sites

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

Trt Trojan mine Freda-Rebecca mine
Mn2+ Cr2+ Pb2+ Fe3+ Cd2+ Mn2+ Cr2+ Pb2+ Fe3+ Cd2+
Trt2 0.83a 6.78a 15.72a 2.63a 2.64a 0.81a 6.76a 15.42a 2.66a 2.71a
Trt3 0.45b 3.75b 2.22b 1.38b 1.91b 0.48b 3.74b 2.26b 1.39b 1.79b
Trt4 0.68a 6.78a 15.72a 2.64a 2.64a 0.74a 6.73a 15.64a 2.43a 2.60a
Trt5 0.11d 1.55d 1.20d 0.58c 0.36c 0.17d 1.62c 1.30d 0.59b 0.38c
Lsd (5%) 0.18 1.91 0.80 0.20 0.46 0.32 1.98 0.56 0.43 1.25
Cv% 9.80 3.60 5.20 7.10 4.30 5.20 4.20 8.30 8.20 9.10
  1. Superscripts indicate mean separations that are significant