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Table 7 The iron and zinc content (mg/kg wet weight) in nuts and legumes collected in Kumi, Ngora and Bukedea

From: Iron and zinc content of selected foods in the diet of schoolchildren in Kumi district, east of Uganda: a cross-sectional study

Sample Species Scientific name   Iron
(mg/kg)
   Zinc
(mg/kg)
 
    Kumi Ngora Bukedea Kumi Ngora Bukedea
Ground nuts Serenut Arachis hypogaea L. 25 n.s. 20 30 n.s. 26
  Obino Arachis hypogaea L. 34 n.s. n.s. 25 n.s. n.s.
  Otira Arachis hypogaea L. 20 n.s. n.s. 30 n.s. n.s.
  Valencia Arachis hypogaea L. n.s. n.s. 26 n.s. n.s. 27
  Agolitom Arachis hypogaea L. n.s. 23 n.s. n.s. 24 n.s.
Beans Soya Glycine max 80 70 180 52 38 34
  Kaneybwa Phaseolus vulgaris L 70 70 54 26 24 24
  TZ Phaseolus vulgaris L n.s. 70 90 n.s. 22 27
  Saitot Phaseolus vulgaris L 64 n.s. n.s. 33 n.s. n.s.
  White Phaseolus vulgaris L. 70 n.s. n.s. 34 n.s. n.s.
  Yellow Phaseolus vulgaris L. 70 n.s. n.s. 34 n.s. n.s
Peas Green grams Phaseolus aureus Roxb. 42 900 1300 27 31 27
  Cow peas Vigna anguiculata Crantz 61 45 45 32 31 32
  1. The results are given as a mean of two parallel dissolutions.
  2. n.s = No sample was collected.