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Table 6 Plant growth and nutrient analysis during the study period

From: Suitability of nutrients removal from brewery wastewater using a hydroponic technology with Typha latifolia

Growth status HUs
HU1 HU2 HU3
Initial number of Typha shoots 24 24 24
No.of plants at the end of the treatment 49 60 56
Height of plant (cm) at the end of the treatment period 110–190 100–175 115–170
Average no. of leaves per plant 5–9 6–10 5–11
No. of plants m−2 32 40 37
Dry biomass (kg) per unit 0.916 1.29 1.17
Dry biomass (kg m−2) 0.611 0.86 0.78
Accumulated nitrogen (g N kg−1 DW) 16.47 21.17 18.92
Accumulated phosphorus (g P kg−1 DW) 2.43 2.87 2.52