Mineral contents from some fabaceous plant species of Rajasthan desert

B.B.S. Kapoor, Veena Singh

Abstract


Evaluation of mineral contents from three selected plant species of Fabaceae family growing
in arid region of Rajasthan Desert was carried out. The roots, shoots and fruits of Clitoria
ternatea, Sesbania bispinosa and Tephrosia purpurea collected from two different areas
Chhatargarh area (Bikaner district) and Ratangarh area (Churu district) were analysed for
mineral contents. The maximum Calcium (3.86%), Phosphorus (0.48%), Potassium (0.92%)
and Sodium (1.08%) contents were found in roots and shoots of Grewia tenax collected from
study area.

Keywords


Mineral contents, Fabaceous plant species, Rajasthan Desert

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.30750/ijpbr.1.4.7

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