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Table 10 Effect of salinity on Mg content in 13 purslane accessions

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

Purslane accessions Mg content (%, DW basis)
Salinity level (dS m−1)
0 8 16 24 32
Ac1 2.03a 1.29g (36.41) 0.89j (56.21) 0.79l (61.14) 0.80k (60.55)
Ac2 0.82k 0.93j (+13.58) 1.04h (+27.45) 1.06k (+29.90) 0.85j (+3.92)
Ac3 1.83c 1.19h (34.79) 0.90i (50.77) 1.43g (21.66) 1.56c (14.44)
Ac4 1.92b 1.89a (1.25) 1.37f (28.60) 1.69a (11.90) 1.41g (26.30)
Ac5 1.44f 1.29g (10.03) 1.36f (5.01) 1.29j (10.31) 1.15i (20.6)
Ac6 1.59d 1.36cd (14.32) 1.89a (+18.59) 1.52e (4.77) 1.61b (+1.01)
Ac7 1.38g 1.32f (4.07) 1.51c (+9.88) 1.58d (+15.12) 1.43f (+3.78)
Ac8 1.36g 1.64b (+19.94) 1.41e (+3.52) 1.32i (2.93) 1.38h (+1.47)
Ac9 1.48e 1.38c (7.01) 1.48d (0.00) 1.61c (+8.36) 1.48d (0.00)
Ac10 1.57d 1.36de (13.59) 1.51c (3.65) 1.65b (+4.95) 1.74a (+11.14)
Ac11 1.03h 1.15i (+10.93) 1.32g (+27.47) 1.40h (+35.61) 1.46e (+41.81)
Ac12 0.92j 0.58k (36.52) 1.52c (+64.78) 0.56 m (39.13) 0.80k (13.48)
Ac13 0.99i 1.34ef (34.88) 1.82b (+83.06) 1.47f (+48.39) 0.77l (221.90)
Mean 1.41a 1.29d (8.92) 1.39b (1.84) 1.34c (5.38) 1.27e (10.35)
  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 control (0 dS m−1) plants
  2. ‘+’ symbol indicates % increase of Mg content