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Table 6 Effect of salinity on P 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 P content (%, DW basis)
Salinity level (dS m−1)
0 8 16 24 32
Ac1 0.32i 0.43h (+36.39) 0.14k (56.33) 0.11j (63.92) 0.11j (64.87)
Ac2 0.37g 0.42i (+14.17) 0.15j (58.86) 0.11j (69.21) 0.13h (63.49)
Ac3 0.37g 0.52f (+37.97) 0.49c (+31.02) 0.35e (7.49) 0.34c (8.56)
Ac4 0.25j 0.72a (+183.07) 0.61b (+139.76) 0.38d (+47.64) 0.23g (8.66)
Ac5 0.42d 0.20k (53.32) 0.20i (53.32) 0.15h (65.64) 0.13hi (69.43)
Ac6 0.41e 0.42i (+0.97) 0.39f (8.03) 0.32f (22.63) 0.32d (22.63)
Ac7 0.34h 0.14l (58.63) 0.13k (60.42) 0.13i (62.80) 0.12ij (63.99)
Ac8 0.54c 0.66c (+22.35) 0.40e (25.88) 0.37d (30.73) 0.25f (52.70)
Ac9 0.57b 0.59d (+3.16) 0.49c (14.91) 0.46b (19.47) 0.45a (21.40)
Ac10 0.32i 0.34j (+6.25) 0.28h (14.06) 0.24g (26.25) 0.24g (26.25)
Ac11 0.39f 0.46g (+19.74) 0.35g (9.87) 0.32f (17.14) 0.29e (25.71)
Ac12 0.42de 0.57e (+38.31) 0.41d (0.96) 0.41c (1.45) 0.37b (11.08)
Ac13 0.71a 0.70b (1.27) 0.78a (+9.31) 0.49a (31.31) 0.34c (51.76)
Mean 0.42b 0.47a (+13.66) 0.37c (11.61) 0.29d (29.51) 0.26e (38.66)
  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 P content