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Table 1 Effect of salinity on plant height of 13 purslane accessions

From: Salinity-induced changes in the morphology and major mineral nutrient composition of purslane (Portulaca oleracea L.) accessions

Purslane accessions Plant height (cm)
Salinity level (dS m−1)
0 8 16 24 32
Ac1 43.10h 38.30h (11.14) 44.0e (+2.09) 36.7f (14.85) 39.7d (7.89)
Ac2 42.80h 39.20h (8.41) 37.4g (12.62) 40.5e (5.37) 39.6d (7.48)
Ac3 45.80j 42.10g (8.08) 41.7f (8.95) 40.8e (10.92) 37.7e (17.68)
Ac4 48.10e 45.50f (5.41) 42.7ef (11.23) 41.4e (13.93) 40.5d (15.8)
Ac5 42.70h 41.30g (3.28) 41.0f (3.98) 39.8e (6.79) 37.4e (12.41)
Ac6 59.61b 56.70b (4.88) 53.4b (10.42) 50.2b (15.78) 46.4b (22.16)
Ac7 56.40c 52.40d (7.09) 49.8c (11.7) 46.7c (17.19) 43.2c (23.4)
Ac8 52.90d 28.20e (8.88) 47.5c (10.21) 45.8cd (13.42) 44.1c (16.64)
Ac9 70.0a 67.40a (3.71) 63.8a (8.86) 57.6a (17.71) 53.3a (23.86)
Ac10 59.20b 54.40c (8.11) 51.8b (12.5) 44.7d (24.49) 42.8c (27.7)
Ac11 43.80gh 41.60g (5.02) 38.4g (12.33) 36.9f (15.75) 33.7f (23.06)
Ac12 45.30fg 41.42g (8.57) 36.7f (18.98) 33.4g (26.27) 32.8f (27.59)
Ac13 33.40i 29.60i (11.38) 25.7h (23.05) 24.23h (27.46) 22.1g (33.83)
Mean 49.47a 46.011b (6.99) 44.15c (10.76) 41.44d (16.23) 39.48e (20.18)
  1. Mean values with different lower case letters in a row are significantly different at P < 0.05. Values in the parentheses indicate percent compared to the untreated control (0 dS m−1) plants
  2. ‘+’ symbol denotes increase in plant height under salinity stress compared to control