Element Contents of Three Alaskan-Arctic Mosses

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dc.creator Rastorfer, James R. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2006-07-07T01:22:02Z
dc.date.available 2006-07-07T01:22:02Z
dc.date.issued 1974-01 en_US
dc.identifier.citation The Ohio Journal of Science. v74, n1 (January, 1974), 55-59 en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0030-0950 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1811/22198
dc.description Author Institution: Institute of Polar Studies and Department of Botany, The Ohio State University en_US
dc.description.abstract Concentrations of seventeen elements are reported for samples of Campylium stellatum, Polytrichum hyperboreum, and Polytrichum commune var. jensenii collected from U.S.-Tundra Biome study sites in the vicinity of Barrow, Alaska. The concentrations of macronutrient elements (P, K, Ca, Mg, N, and S) ranged, on the average, from 0.1% for sulfur to 1.3% for nitrogen. Contents of micronutrient elements (Mn, Fe, B, Cu, Zn, and Mo) ranged, on the average, from 057 ppm for iron to 1.8 ppm for molybdenum. Among the nonessential elements (Na, Si, Al, Sr, and Ba) analyzed, the amounts of silicon and aluminum were especially high. en_US
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dc.title Element Contents of Three Alaskan-Arctic Mosses en_US