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Sago Pondweed (Potamogeton pectinatus L.):


A Literature Review

Table 7


Table 7 -- Extractable compounds and elements in bottom sediments used by sogo pondweed.a
                                                             Range or single                       
                                  Unit of                      observation                         
Characteristic                    measure                     (referenceb)
Nutrients Organic matter % 0.82-28.0 (1;2) Organic C % 2.2-9.2 (3;4) NO3-N mg/kg 1.3-5.9 (5;6) NH3-N mg/kg 9.0-65 (6;7) P mg/kg 0.4-9100 (8;9) K mg/kg 39-453 (5;10) Other ions and compounds Al mg/kg 1.5-17.5 (8) Ca % 0.76-1.24 (8;2) Cd mg/kg 20-90 (11) Cl mg/kg 7.1-3616 (1;8) Cu mg/kg 0.65-48 (1;10) Fe mg/kg 15-270 (1) Li mg/kg 0.1-22.6 (8) Mg mg/kg 31-2991 (1;8) Mn mg/kg 6.7-642 (1;8) Na mg/kg 60-7080 (1;8) Ni mg/kg 0.5-6.0 (8) Pb mg/kg 2.0-11.6 (8) Si mg/kg 32.5-84.7 (8) SO4 % 0.0012-1.99 (1;8) Sr mg/kg 6.3-37 (8) Zn mg/kg 0.53-791 (1;11)

aAll measurements on a dry weight basis.
bReference: (1) Olson 1970; (2) Paullin 1973; (3) Neel et al. 1973; (4) Denny 1972; (5) Wilcox and Simonin 1987; (6) Jarvis et al. 1986; (7) Jensen 1940; (8) Kollman and Wali 1976; (9) Fetter et al. 1978; (10) Huebert and Gorham 1983; (11) Adams et al. 1980.
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