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Table 12 Effect of salinity on Zn 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 Zn content (mg L−1)
Salinity level (dS m−1)
0 8 16 24 32
Ac1 0.43cd 0.51e–g (+18.60) 0.53bc (+23.26) 0.46b (+6.98) 0.4cd (6.98)
Ac2 0.41ed 0.49f–h (+19.51) 0.45cd (+9.76) 0.37cd (9.76) 0.33ef (19.51)
Ac3 0.4d–f 0.47gh (+17.51) 0.5bc (+25.0) 0.39bc (2.50) 0.46bc (+15.0)
Ac4 0.35e–g 0.62c (+77.14) 0.4d (+14.29) 0.38cd (+8.57) 0.4cd (+14.29)
Ac5 0.49bc 0.54de (+10.20) 0.56b (+14.29) 0.44bc (10.20) 0.52b (+6.12)
Ac6 0.46b–d 1.3a (+182.61) 0.46cd (0.00) 0.42bc (8.70) 0.3f (34.78)
Ac7 0.33fg 0.49f–h (+48.48) 0.48b–d (+45.45) 0.37cd (+12.12) 0.36de (+9.09)
Ac8 0.42c–e 0.52de (+23.81) 0.28e (33.33) 0.31d (26.19) 0.3f (28.57)
Ac9 0.31g 0.23i (25.81) 0.28e (9.68) 0.38cd (+22.58) 0.38de (+22.58)
Ac10 0.44cd 0.45h (+2.27) 0.41d (6.82) 0.42bc (4.55) 0.32ef (27.27)
Ac11 0.39d–f 0.56d (+43.59) 0.48b–d (+23.08) 0.37cd (5.13) 0.35de (10.26)
Ac12 0.74a 1.1b (+48.68) 0.93a (+25.68) 0.84a (+13.51) 0.85a (+14.86)
Ac13 0.53b 0.63c (+18.87) 0.45cd (15.09) 0.37cd (30.19) 0.23g (56.60)
Mean 0.44c 0.61a (+38.77) 0.48b (8.95) 0.42d (3.16) 0.40d (8.77)
  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 Zn content