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Table 2 Mineral content (mg/100 g) of seeds of mash bean cultivars

From: Compositional studies and biological activities of some mash bean (Vigna mungo (L.) Hepper) cultivars commonly consumed in Pakistan

Minerals NARC-Mash-1 NARC-Mash-2 NARC-Mash-3 NARC-Mash-97
Phosphorus 461.24 ± 0.22c 480.47 ± 3.02b 500.15 ± 2.91a 440.90 ± 0.80d
Potassium 1603.39 + 1.66b 1638.88 ± 2.86a 1646.11 ± 3.17a 1600.03 ± 2.61b
Sodium 227.01 ± 4.55c 244.90 ± 1.41b 284.08 ± 2.01a 261.33 ± 1.79a
Calcium 462.90 ± 2.07a 375.01 ± 3.66b 485.38 ± 1.14a 394.19 ± 2.04b
Magnesium 263.83 ± 3.56a 239.70 ± 1.36b 208.45 ± 1.21c 221.77 ± 1.18c
Iron 5.89 ± 0.25b 6.14 ± 0.21b 6.38 ± 0.18a 6.55 ± 0.33a
Manganese 2.39 ± 2.07b 3.27 ± 0.05a 3.32 ± 0.11a 3.22 ± 0.18a
Zinc 2.40 ± 0.14a 2.28 ± 0.12a 2.50 ± 0.22a 1.94 ± 0.76b
Copper 3.92 ± 0.47b 4.03 ± 0.83b 4.26 ± 0.66a 4.51 ± 0.34a
Na/K 0.14 0.15 0.17 0.16
Ca/P 1.00 0.78 0.97 0.89
  1. Values in the same row having different letters differ significantly with least significant difference (LSD) at probability (p < 0.05).