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Table 5 Selected micro and macro nutrient concentrations (mg/kg) of white seeded teff compared with brown seeded teff types

From: Value of teff (Eragrostis tef) genetic resources to support breeding for conventional and smallholder farming: a review

  Nutrient White Brown References
Micronutrient Copper (Cu) 2.5–5.3 1.1–3.6 Baye (2014)
  Iron (Fe) 9.5–37.7 11.6 to > 150 Baye (2014)
  Zinc (Zn) 2.4–6.8 2.3–6.7 Baye (2014)
Macronutrient Calcium (Ca) 315 444 Dame (2020)
  Potassium (K) 1289 1147 Dame (2020)
  Magnesium (Mg) 543 437 Dame (2020)
  Phosphorus (P) 992 703 Dame (2020)