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Elephant Compost Analysis

 Important Update!  Please see http://www.elephantmanure.com for the main web-site of the Elephant Compost Project.

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The Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences’ Analytical Services Laboratories produced a 6 page report on the nutrient content of the Elephant Compost available through this website.  The testing lab specifically assayed this soil amendment when used with tomato, bean, and citrus crops.  The graphic below is part of of this report:

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In addition, the Livestock Waste Testing Lab also checked for micronutrients.  Here are the concentrations of what they found:

Micronutrients are listed below in mg/liter (ppm) values

(Copper) Cu = 1
(Manganese) Mn= 9
(Zinc) Zn= 7

 

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Here are some interesting articles on micronutrients:

Micronutrient Deficiencies in Citrus: Boron, Copper, and Molybdenum1

http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/ss422

Physiological functions of mineral micronutrients (Cu, Zn, Mn, Fe, Ni, Mo, B, Cl).

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19524482

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