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Table 1 Nutrients removal from SeSW by Azolla filiculoides

From: Aquatic plant Azolla as the universal feedstock for biofuel production

SeSW Final biomass, gDW NH4 uptake PO4 uptake NO3 uptake
NH4, mg/L, final NH4 uptake,  % NH4 uptake rate, mg/L-day NH4 uptake, mg/g DW-day PO4-, mg/L, final PO4-P uptake, % PO4-P uptake rate, mg/L- day PO4- uptake, mg/gDW-day NO3-, mg/L, final NO3-uptake, % NO3-uptake rate, mg/L-day NO3- uptake, mg/gDW-day
100 % 0.3 ± 0.01 43.9 ± 7.9 25.4 ± 8.9 2.96 ± 0.5 9.8 ± 2.2 914.21 ± 65.9 24.3 ± 4.3 58.4 ± 8.2 194 ± 42.9* 5.2 ± 0.3 69.5 ± 10.8 2.4 ± 0.1 7.9 ± 2.5*
50 % 0.3 ± 0.01 25.4 ± 5.5 33.4 ± 12 2.6 ± 0.9 8.4 ± 3.9 330.9 ± 23.0 39.8 ± 5.4 43.6 ± 7.9 145.1 ± 11* 0.6 ± 0.2 93.1 ± 9.8 1.62 ± 0.08 5.37 ± 1.1*
  1. * Significance levels: p < 0.05