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Table 1 Chemical analysis of farmyard manure

From: Chemical components of essential oils and biological activities of the aqueous extract of Anethum graveolens L. grown under inorganic and organic conditions

Analysis parameters Unit Results of the analysis
Organic matter g kg−1 406.8
Total nitrogen (N) g kg−1 18.00
Moisture g kg−1 595.00
pH (potentiometric) 7.61
EC (1/10) mS cm−1 3.26
Total phosphorus (P) g kg−1 5.20
Water soluble phosphorus (P2O5) g kg−1 3.20
Total potassium (K) g kg−1 13.60
Water soluble potassium (K2O5) g kg−1 10.40
Total calcium (Ca, ICP EPA 3052) g kg−1 7.758
Total Magnesium (Mg, ICP EPA 3052) g kg−1 5.099
Total iron (Fe, ICP EPA 3052) g kg−1 10.606
Total copper (Cu, ICP EPA 3052) g kg−1 0.025
Total zinc (Zn, ICP EPA 3052) g kg−1 0.09
Total manganese (Mn, ICP EPA 3052) g kg−1 0.37
Total lead (Pb, ICP EPA 3052) g kg−1 0.002
Total cadmium (Cd, ICP EPA 3052) g kg−1 DLA
Total cobalt (Co, ICP EPA 3052) g kg−1 DLA
  1. DLA detection limits: Cd < 0.00003 g kg−1, Co < 0.00008 g kg−1 Pb < 0.00009 g kg−1