CHERRY BIODIVERSITY OF CAMPANIA REGION (ITALY): CONTENTS OF ESSENTIAL ELEMENTS

Stefania Papa, Giovanni Bartoli, Maria Schiavone & Antonietta Fioretto
The contents of some nutrients [Phosphorus (P), Potassium (K), Magnesium (Mg), Iron(Fe), Calcium(Ca), Selenium(Se), Zinc(Zn) and Sodium(Na)]  and trace metals [Vanadium (V), Nickel (Ni), Chromium (Cr), Lead (Pb), Copper (Cu), Aluminum (Al) and Cadmium (Cd)] were determined in 30 cherry accessions from a farm for collections of Campania Region. Data have highlighted a high nutrient contents in the local accessions and often higher than commercial ones. In particular, it was observed that the Bologna accession...