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Table 11 Effect of salinity on Fe 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 Fe content (ppm)
Salinity level (dS m−1)
0 8 16 24 32
Ac1 25.70e 21.90i (14.79) 19.80h (22.92) 14.60g (43.19) 12.20gh (52.53)
Ac2 26.30e 42.40f (+61.22) 19.70h (25.10) 21.80cd (17.11) 29.80b (+13.31)
Ac3 28.60d 45.60e (+59.44) 19.50h (31.82) 18.30f (36.01) 10.20hi (64.34)
Ac4 16.90g 63.90b (+278.11) 28.10f (+66.27) 19.80ef (+17.16) 14.60ef (13.61)
Ac5 14.50h 64.50b (+344.83) 42.7b (+194.48) 20.9de (+44.14) 16.20de (+11.72)
Ac6 55.50a 91.40a (+64.68) 39.50c (28.83) 25.80b (53.51) 13.90fg (74.95)
Ac7 9.30i 16.70j (+79.57) 15.70j (+68.82) 11.10i (+19.35) 23.40c (+151.61)
Ac8 30.70d 33.80h (+10.10) 30.90e (+0.65) 33.80c (+10.10) 22.60d (26.38)
Ac9 21.40f 36.0g (+68.22) 23.10g (+7.94) 12.90h (39.72) 10.40hi (51.40)
Ac10 19.80f 44.0ef (+122.22) 22.70g (+14.65) 20.30de (+2.53) 16.00de (19.19)
Ac11 29.30d 45.80e (+56.31) 26.80f (8.53) 13.10gh (55.29) 8.40i (71.33)
Ac12 43.30c 52.00d (+20.09) 33.20d (25.33) 22.60c (47.81) 22.50c (48.04)
Ac13 50.30b 61.30c (+21.87) 88.90a (+76.74) 58.30a (+15.90) 38.70a (23.06)
Mean 28.60c 47.60a (+66.66) 31.60b (+10.50) 22.60cd (21.07) 18.40d (35.71)
  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 indicates % increase of Fe content