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Table 4 Effect of salinity on fresh weight of 13 purslane accessions

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

Purslane accessions Fresh weight (g)
Salinity level (dS m−1)
0 8 16 24 32
Ac1 225.0e 231.33b (+2.81) 203.78b (9.43) 192.49b (14.45) 187.37b (16.72)
Ac2 213.58f 203.14e (4.88) 193.58c (9.36) 188.93bc (11.54) 171.58d (19.66)
Ac3 190.5g 188.79f (0.89) 177.93d (6.59) 181.37bc (4.79) 177.68c (6.73)
Ac4 187.0g 149.16g (20.24) 112.32g (39.94) 117.3g (37.27) 106.31h (43.15)
Ac5 134.16i 121.31h (9.58) 129.48e (3.39) 131.28f (2.15) 113.58g (15.34)
Ac6 279.0c 229.0b (17.92) 174.72d (37.38) 154.68e (44.56) 159.87e (42.69)
Ac7 230.0e 223.51c (2.82) 174.97d (23.93) 168.94d (26.55) 151.6f (34.09)
Ac8 341.03a 216.82d (36.42) 197.4bc (42.11) 180.29cd (47.13) 156.61ef (54.08)
Ac9 305.17b 248.61a (18.53) 346.97a (+13.69) 378.15a (+23.91) 355.68a (+16.55)
Ac10 149.17h 114.53i (23.22) 103.43h (30.66) 98.26h (34.13) 89.30j (40.14)
Ac11 242.0d 185.0f (23.55) 174.83d (27.76) 169.56d (29.93) 161.79e (33.14)
Ac12 129.48i 112.94i (12.77) 105.14h (18.79) 93.4h (27.27) 86.98j (32.82)
Ac13 103.66j 113.52i (+9.51) 119.81f (+15.58) 101.3h (2.78) 99.11i (4.39)
Mean 209.98a 179.82b (14.36) 170.34c (18.88) 165.84d (21.02) 155.19e (26.09)
  1. 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 in fresh weight compared to control