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Table 1 Effect of salicylic acid treatments on growth attributes of B. carinata cultivars grown under salt stress

From: Salicylic acid alleviates salinity-caused damage to foliar functions, plant growth and antioxidant system in Ethiopian mustard (Brassica carinata A. Br.)

Cultivars Treatments Root length
(cm)
Shoot length
(cm)
Stem basal
diameter (mm)
Number of
leaves
Leaf area
(mm2)
Leaf width
(mm)
Leaf length
(mm)
Adet  Control 14.47 ± 0.68a 34.01 ± 2.01b 4.48 ± 0.23a 9.70 ± 0.44b 3482.13 ± 120.39b 54.41 ± 1.16b 114.50 ± 5.65a
0 mM NaCl, with 0.5 mM SA 15.21 ± 0.74a
(5.11)
46.82 ± 2.04a
(37.67)
4.56 ± 0.21a
(1.79)
12.51 ± 0.49a
(28.97)
3773.52 ± 196.37a
(8.37)
59.87 ± 1.23a
(10.03)
121.43 ± 7.21a
(6.05)
50 mM NaCl without SA 12.94 ± 0.76b
(10.57)
32.69 ± 1.98bc
(3.88)
4.44 ± 0.13a
(0.89)
9.20 ± 0.47b
(5.15)
3201.51 ± 129.40b
(8.06)
51.85 ± 0.98c
(4.71)
108.93 ± 6.65a
(4.86)
50 mM NaCl with 0.5 mM SA 13.79 ± 0.68b
(4.70)
42.83 ± 3.16a
(25.93)
4.47 ± 0.19a
(0.22)
11.24 ± 0.49a
(15.88)
3473.95 ± 123.37a
(0.23)
53.85 ± 1.05b
(1.03)
112.78 ± 5.57a
(1.50)
100 mM NaCl without SA 10.86 ± 0.72bc
(24.95)
29.11 ± 3.01c
(14.41)
4.42 ± 0.17a
(1.34)
8.77 ± 0.49b
(9.59)
2868.69 ± 110.45c
(17.62)
49.14 ± 1.05c
(9.69)
100.45 ± 3.07ab
(12.27)
100 mM NaCl with 0.5 mM SA 12.83 ± 0.69c
(11.33)
38.74 ± 2.44b
(13.91)
4.43 ± 0.20a
(1.12)
9.83 ± 0.45b
(1.34)
3081.26 ± 112.04bc
(11.51)
52.20 ± 1.05b
(4.06)
110.74 ± 4.12a
(3.28)
150 mM NaCl without SA 7.59 ± 0.73d
(47.55)
22.07 ± 2.36d
(35.11)
4.20 ± 0.18ab
(6.25)
7.68 ± 0.41c
(20.82)
2497.72 ± 125.30de
(28.27)
44.66 ± 1.17d
(17.92)
92.75 ± 5.98b
(19.00)
150 mM NaCl with 0.5 mM SA 9.46 ± 0.70cd
(34.62)
26.73 ± 1.58c
(21.41)
4.28 ± 0.17a
(4.46)
8.14 ± 0.37b
(16.08)
2784.54 ± 110.82c
(20.03)
48.64 ± 0.83c
(10.60)
97.93 ± 5.07b
(14.47)
Merawi Control 12.16 ± 0.70b 33.50 ± 1.72b 4.38 ± 0.21a 9.33 ± 0.48b 3270.02 ± 133.89b 54.04 ± 1.01b 113.70 ± 5.87a
0 mM NaCl, with 0.5 mM SA 13.61 ± 0.72a
(11.92)
42.17 ± 2.41a
(25.88)
4.41 ± 0.18a
(0.68)
11.87 ± 0.52a
(27.22)
3501.49 ± 111.45ab
(7.08)
57.27 ± 1.31a
(5.98)
120.73 ± 6.56a
(6.18)
50 mM NaCl without SA 10.88 ± 0.78b
(10. 53)
31.05 ± 1.56c
(7.31)
4.34 ± 0.16a
(0.91)
8.29 ± 0.51b
(11.15)
3016.92 ± 120.32c
(7.74)
51.64 ± 1.12c
(4.44)
106.53 ± 4.94a
(6.31)
50 mM NaCl with 0.5 mM SA 12.93 ± 0.86b
(6.33)
38.64 ± 2.91b
(15.34)
4.39 ± 0.18a
(0.23)
10.72 ± 0.56a
(14.90)
3184.06 ± 113.09bc
(2.63)
53.60 ± 1.04b
(0.81)
112.64 ± 4.85a
(0.93)
100 mM NaCl without SA 9.01 ± 0.62c
(25.90)
27.68 ± 2.70c
(17.31)
4.31 ± 0.15a
(1.60)
7.12 ± 0.47c
(23.69)
2663.94 ± 127.49d
(18.53)
48.42 ± 0.94c
(10.40)
97.04 ± 4.11b
(14.65)
100 mM NaCl with 0.5 mM SA 10.92 ± 0.79bc
(10.20)
33.42 ± 1.76b
(0.24)
4.32 ± 0.22a
(1.37)
8.27 ± 0.42b
(11.36)
2805.82 ± 115.19cd
(14.20)
51.94 ± 1.07b
(3.89)
105.74 ± 4.54a
(7.00)
150 mM NaCl without SA 6.10 ± 0.82e
(49.84)
20.62 ± 3.00d
(38.45)
3.87 ± 0.14b
(11.64)
6.61 ± 0.40d
(29.15)
2311.73 ± 118.83e
(29.31)
43.73 ± 1.08d
(19.08)
90.67 ± 4.01c
(20.26)
150 mM NaCl with 0.5 mM SA 8.52 ± 0.69d
(29.93)
24.76 ± 1.84cd
(26.19)
3.98 ± 0.12b
(9.13)
7.24 ± 0.39c
(22.40)
2596.83 ± 115.39de
(20.59)
45.92 ± 0.94d
(15.03)
96.07 ± 4.43b
(15.51)
  1. Each value represents the mean ± SE of five replicates. Numbers followed by different letters indicate significant differences (P < 0.05) according to the Duncan test
  2. Values within parenthesis are percent variation as obtained from the control plants of respective cultivars