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Silicon


Silicon (Si) is a metalloid, which plants assimilate silicon from monosilicic acid in soil. While amounts will vary across species, grasses are noted as silicon accumulators; with silicon content of biomass reaching as high as 5%.

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Analysis Packages for Silicon

The Celignis Analysis Package(s) that determine this constituent are listed below:

P36   Major Elements
Aluminium, Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium, Silicon, Sodium, Titanium

Further Details


P38   Major and Minor Elements
Aluminium, Antimony, Arsenic, Cadmium, Calcium, Chromium, Cobalt, Copper, Iron, Lead, Magnesium, Manganese, Mercury, Molybdenum, Nickel, Phosphorus, Potassium, Silicon, Sodium, Titanium, Vanadium, Zinc

Further Details


Additional Material

We can determine the Silicon content of biomass, click here to learn more about our various biomass analysis methods.

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