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Table 2 Radicle length, plumule length, radicle/plumule ratio, and fresh weight of C. obtusifolia seedlings treated with different ALA concentrations under salinity stress after germination is terminated a

From: Role of 5-aminolevulinic acid in the salinity stress response of the seeds and seedlings of the medicinal plant Cassia obtusifolia L.

Treatment Radicle length (cm) Plumule length (cm) Radicle/plumule ratio Fresh weight (mg)
CK1 2.79 ± 0.36a 4.12 ± 0.65a 0.67 ± 0.13c 162.7 ± 5.7a
CK2 2.33 ± 0.25c 2.51 ± 0.68d 0.93 ± 0.16a 113.6 ± 6.4d
CK3 2.81 ± 0.43a 4.14 ± 0.66a 0.68 ± 0.16c 165.58 ± 5.2a
T1 2.52 ± 0.34b 3.56 ± 0.75b 0.71 ± 0.09bc 140.3 ± 3.5b
T2 2.78 ± 0.31a 4.13 ± 0.49a 0.67 ± 0.21c 161.5 ± 4.8a
T3 2.65 ± 0.18ab 3.74 ± 0.66ab 0.71 ± 0..6bc 148.8 ± 3.1ab
T4 2.60 ± 0.76ab 3.27 ± 0.53c 0.79 ± 0.08b 130.6 ± 4.4c
  1. aData are the means of three independent replicates. Means ± standard errors (n = 9) within each column followed by different letters are significantly different at the P = 0.05 level.