Minerals Ripe papaya Unripe papaya Seed Leave
Ca 120.1 ± 0.20d 326.6 ± 0. 23c 681.4 ± 0.19b 811.1 ± 0.04a
Mg 108.8 ± 0.22d 172.5 ± 0.2c 423.5 ± 0. 4b 564.9 ± 0.1a
P 2086.0 ± 0.15d 2151.2 ± 0. 89b 2115.7 ± 0.36c 3625.2 ± 0.5a
Fe 1.8 ± 0.46c 1.8 ± 0.15c 5.8 ± 0.2b 10.9 ± 0.24a
Na 20.6 ± 0.58c 84.8 ± 0.41a 23.4 ± 0.23b 24.4 ± 0.44b
Mean ± SD followed by different letter within a row are signi´Čücantly different (P<0.05).
Data are expressed as mean ± SD (n=3).
Table 2: Mineral content of different parts of CP (mg/100 g).