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Table 4 Ion values (mM) for four treatments, including MS medium, used to solve the linear programming algorithm utilized by ARS-Media.

From: The effects of nitrogen and potassium nutrition on the growth of nonembryogenic and embryogenic tissue of sweet orange (Citrus sinensis(L.) Osbeck)

Ion MS 1 2 3
B(OH)3 0.100259 0.100259 0.100259 0.100259
Ca(2+) 2.992884 2.992884 2.992884 2.992884
Cl(-) 5.985982 5.985982 5.985982 5.985982
Co(2+) 0.000105 0.000105 0.000105 0.000105
Cu(2+) 0.0001 0.0001 0.0001 0.0001
EDTA 0.100027 0.100027 0.100027 0.100027
Fe(2+) 0.099997 0.099997 0.099997 0.099997
I(-) 0.004999 0.004999 0.004999 0.004999
K(+) 20.04693 7.5 25 15
Mg(2+) 1.501201 1.501201 1.501201 1.501201
Mn(2+) 0.099989 0.099989 0.099989 0.099989
Mo(2-) 0.001033 0.001033 0.001033 0.001033
NH 4 (+) 20.61395 2.5 25 15
NO 3 (-) 39.40666 10 50 30
Na(+) 3.202475 3.202475 3.202475 3.202475
PO4(3-) 1.249219 1.249219 1.249219 1.249219
SO4(2-) 1.738084 1.738084 1.738084 1.738084
Zn(2+) 0.036797 0.036797 0.036797 0.036797
  1. The results are the salt/acid/base formulations required to make each treatment solution. All ions other than the three being varied (italicized and bold) are fixed and unvaried, which illustrates an experimental design free of ion confounding.