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Table 3 Effect of salinity on number of flowers in 13 purslane accessions

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

Purslane accessions Number of flowers
Salinity level (dS m−1)
0 8 16 24 32
Ac1 34.65g 26.53e (23.43) 17.23g (50.27) 13.27h (61.7) 8.92h (74.26)
Ac2 46.33c 39.63bc (14.46) 27.89e (39.8) 23.22d (49.88) 11.18f (75.87)
Ac3 33.77g 30.32g (10.22) 15.39h (54.43) 17.88f (47.05) 12.38e (63.34)
Ac4 43.28e 37.13cd (14.21) 28.6e (33.92) 19.8e (54.25) 10.58g (75.56)
Ac5 38.3f 36.82cd (3.86) 31.28c (18.33) 26.37b (31.14) 21.14a (44.8)
Ac6 44.57d 39.57bc (11.21) 34.53b (22.53) 25.55c (42.67) 17.11c (61.61)
Ac7 44.37d 42.58ab (4.03) 37.39a (15.73) 33.31a (24.93) 19.41b (56.25)
Ac8 6.63k 5.13h (22.62) 3.47j (47.66) 3.08f (53.54) 2.43j (63.35)
Ac9 18.78j 15.12g (19.48) 12.39i (34.03) 11.12i (40.78) 7.44i (60.38)
Ac10 25.53h 22.13f (13.32) 17.81g (30.24) 13.24h (48.14) 7.11i (72.15)
Ac11 23.34i 21.58f (7.54) 17.69g (24.21) 11.28i (51.67) 7.23i (69.02)
Ac12 63.47a 33.53d (47.17) 29.68d (53.24) 19.42e (69.4) 13.47c (78.78)
Ac13 57.61b 45.32a (21.33) 25.61f (55.55) 16.23g (71.83) 2.03j (96.48)
Mean 36.97a 29.39b (17.74) 23.0c (37.79) 17.98d (51.36) 10.8e (70.78)
  1. Mean values and ± SE 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