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Table 2 Mean root, stem, leaf, cutting and whole plant biomass (g ± SE; N = 75) of Populus balsamifera L. hydroponically grown with nitrate or ammonium

From: Quantifying remobilization of pre-existing nitrogen from cuttings to new growth of woody plants using 15N at natural abundance

  Biomass (g)
  Nitrate Ammonium
Root 0.18 ± 0.02 0.20 ± 0.01
Stem 0.40 ± 0.03 0.29 ± 0.02
Leaf 1.28 ± 0.09 1.15 ± 0.07
Cuttingstart 0.49 ± 0.03 0.54 ± 0.04
Cuttingend 0.67 ± 0.06 0.65 ± 0.05
Whole Plant 1.86 ± 0.14 1.64 ± 0.10