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Table 2 Morphological characteristics and nutrient contents of vetiver grass in hydroponic treatment units

From: Bioremediation of brewery wastewater using hydroponics planted with vetiver grass in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

  HPTU1 HPTU2 HPTU3
Number of shoots transplanted 72 72 72
Number of clumps at the end 69 72 67
Number of tillers per clump 8–14 9–13 9–14
Plant height(cm) 43–87 45–92 45–89
Number of leaves per shoot 4–8 4–7 3–7
Root length(cm) 19–45 19–48 16–44
Dry biomass (kg m−2) 2.14 2.28 2.08
g N kg−1 DW 7.8 8.3 7.4
g P kg−1 DW 6.7 7.5 6.4
  1. HPTU1 hydroponic treatment unit 1, HPTU2 hydroponic treatment unit 2, HPTU3 hydroponic treatment unit 3