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Table 1

Composition of potato peel in terms of organic and inorganic content

ParameterMass %Method
Moisture 83.29 ASTM D2216 
Dry mass 16.71 ASTM D2216 
Carbohydrates 10.66 ASTM D5896 
Proteins (Ntot1.38 ASTM D5712 
Fats 0.43 ASTM D5555 
Ash content 1.1 ASTM D5347 
Calcium 0.75 *3,500 B Ca2+ 
Magnesium 0.21 *3,500 B Mg2+ 
Zinc 0.002 *3,500 B Zn2+ 
ParameterMass %Method
Moisture 83.29 ASTM D2216 
Dry mass 16.71 ASTM D2216 
Carbohydrates 10.66 ASTM D5896 
Proteins (Ntot1.38 ASTM D5712 
Fats 0.43 ASTM D5555 
Ash content 1.1 ASTM D5347 
Calcium 0.75 *3,500 B Ca2+ 
Magnesium 0.21 *3,500 B Mg2+ 
Zinc 0.002 *3,500 B Zn2+ 

*Standard methods for the examination of water and wastewater, 20th edition.

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