TABLE 4.

Average phosphorus and minor nutrient content of snapbeans and tomatoes and highest and lowest individual values* for these and three other vegetables. P in percentage and minor elements in parts per million dry matter.
State Snapbeans Tomatoes
P B Mn Fe Mo Cu Co P B Mn Fe Mo Cu Co
Georgia 0.27 14 24 83 0.5 12 0.02 0.25 8 6 107 0.1 10 0.03
S. Carolina 0.27 17 9 110 0.4 13 0.05 0.27 10 4 119 0.1 11 0.06
Virginia 0.28 12 21 68 0.1 17 0.05 0.27 7 3 59 0.2 21 0.01
Maryland 0.22 12 30 75 0.2 11 0.12 0.19 10 5 97 0.1 16 0.04
New Jersey 0.25 25 7 88 0.6 14 0.03 0.24 9 7 113 0.2 20 0.08
New York 0.23 16 20 74 0.5 9 0.06 0.23 11 2 87 0.1 26 0.4
Ohio 0.27 15 14 77 3.0 16 0.06 0.27 30 3 96 0.3 12 0.02
Indiana 0.24 20 7 130 5.0 14 0.03 0.29 12 4 52 0.5 14 0.06
Illinois 0.25 19 7 129 3.4 30 0.05 0.30 12 2 179 2.0 27 0.03
Colorado 0.26 16 4 130 4.3 24 0.06 0.25 13 4 265 0.5 24 0.11
  Snapbeans Tomatoes
Highest 0.36 73 60 227 8.1 69 0.26 0.35 36 68 1,938 1.3 53 0.63
Lowest 0.22 10 2 10 0.1 3 0.00 0.16 5 1 1 0.0 0 0.00
  Cabbage Spinach
Highest 0.38 42 13 94 24.1 48 0.15 0.52 88 117 1,584 5.6 32 0.25
Lowest 0.18 7 2 20 0.0 0.4 0.00 0.27 12 1 19 0.0 0.5 0.20
  Lettuce  
Highest 0.43 37 169 516 4.5 60 0.19
Lowest 0.22 6 1 9 0.0 3 0.00
*See note at bottom of Table 2.

  1. Rutgers
  2. Executive Dean of Agriculture and Natural Resources
  3. School of Environmental and Biological Sciences