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Table 2 Effects of Na + K/Cl concentration and K/Na ratio on root and leaf number, root and leaf length (mM), root and leaf thickness (µM)

From: In vitro response of date palm (Phoenix dactylifera L.) to K/Na ratio under saline conditions

Interaction (salinity × K/Na ratio) Root no. Leaf no. Root length Leaf length Root thickness Leaf thickness
10 mol/m3       
 0 6.00 2.50 9.96 26.22 58.26 7.26
 0.5 1.76 3.00 13.58 27.32 79.00 17.26
 1 3.26 3.26 8.500 34.88 69.50 13.50
50 mol/m3       
 0 3.26 3.76 8.56 19.62 55.26 7.48
 0.5 6.50 4.00 7.62 27.12 47.76 7.76
 1 3.76 3.00 7.92 21.50 62.40 17.50
100 mol/m3       
 0 3.50 3.50 7.48 25.56 76.00 12.26
 0.5 4.00 3.80 8.16 28.08 60.80 11.00
 1 5.50 3.00 6.68 28.50 70.50 23.50
200 mol/m3       
 0 3.00 3.26 8.10 16.72 70.26 12.00
 0.5 3.68 3.32 9.00 25.10 75.32 10.00
 1 4.00 3.00 8.38 23.26 67.26 14.26
SEDs (d.f) 0.365 (6) 0.352 (6) 1.21 (6) 2.89 (6) 10.5 (6) 1.76 (6)
  1. Stander error deviation (SEDs) at P < 0.05