2017
DOI: 10.17265/2159-5828/2017.05.002
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Manfred Sager

Abstract: Abstract: Tomatoes are one of the most popular and widespread kinds of vegetables on a global scale. Tomatoes of various varieties, sizes and shapes, were grown in 3 different greenhouses in Austria on solid substrates. After freeze drying, they were analyzed for main and trace elements by ICP-OES, ICP-MS, and combustion methods (for C, N). Main inorganic cation was K, whereas contents of hazardous metals (e.g. Cd, Pb), Rare Earth Elements, Si, and Ti were marginal. Due to high water contents, the contributio…

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