Rannoch Level II plot - Foliar sampling and analysis

Foliar chemistry assessment undertaken every 1 to 2 years (Average over 1995 to 2005 period)
Element Current years growth Previous years growth
Average Standard error Sample size Average Standard error Sample size
Macronutrients (mg/g) N 9.313 7.292 44 9.217 7.041 42
S 148.8 326.5 29 178.3 385.2 28
P 1.021 0.802 44 0.958 0.770 43
Ca 1.698 1.551 44 1.874 1.597 43
Mg 0.550 0.443 44 0.491 0.421 43
K 3.876 3.066 44 3.768 3.028 43
Micronutrients (μg/g) Na 171.7 116.4 16 268.5 237.0 16
Zn 42.05 8.817 44 42.74 11.61 43
Mn 151.4 58.85 44 186.5 81.06 43
Fe 34.78 14.25 44 45.48 9.218 43
Cu 2.325 0.694 44 2.190 0.676 43
B 12.69 5.425 16 12.38 5.226 16
Trace metals (μg/g) Al 196.8 76.76 44 229.8 75.35 43
Ni 0.658 0.593 25 0.092 0.144 23
Co 0.209 0.056 5 0.177 0.097 5
Cd 0.131 0.125 20 0.170 0.147 20
Cr 0.089 0.116 20 0.148 0.161 20
Ti 1.049 0.293 15 2.755 0.517 15

ND: no data recorded