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Table 1 Effects on growth [length, fresh weight (FW), dry weight (DW)] and chlorophyll fluorescence (F v /F m ) in S. kotschyana shoots and roots exposed to 0 (Control), 150 mM and 300 mM NaCl for 7 and 14 d

From: Variations in osmotic adjustment and water relations of Sphaerophysa kotschyana: Glycine betaine, proline and choline accumulation in response to salinity

Groups Shoot Root
Length (cm) FW (g) DW (g) Fv/Fm Length (cm) FW (g) DW (g)
0 mM (7d) 16.3 ± 0.7a 0.61 ± 0.05a 0.065 ± 0.004a 0.833 ± 0.01a 9.39 ± 0.73a 0.13 ± 0.06a 0.008 ± 0.001a
150 mM (7d) 16.0 ± 0.8a 0.55 ± 0.01a 0.061 ± 0.012a 0.841 ± 0.01a 9.10 ± 0.42a 0.12 ± 0.08a 0.008 ± 0.001a
300 mM (7d) 14.3 ± 0.6b 0.43 ± 0.01b 0.059 ± 0.002a 0.847 ± 0.01a 7.43 ± 0.31b 0.09 ± 0.01b 0.007 ± 0.001a
0 mM (14d) 20.4 ± 0.77a 0.69 ± 0.04a 0.09 ± 0.001a 0.843 ± 0.01a 12.4 ± 0.83a 0.17 ± 0.07a 0.011 ± 0.0020a
150 mM (14d) 19.0 ± 1.35a 0.53 ± 0.02b 0.06 ± 0.005b 0.844 ± 0.01a 9.8 ± 0.63b 0.14 ± 0.01b 0.010 ± 0.0002a
300 mM (14d) 15.2 ± 1.15b 0.41 ± 0.03c 0.05 ± 0.008c 0.781 ± 0.01b 8.8 ± 0.57b 0.10 ± 0.01b 0.006 ± 0.0001b
  1. Letters a, b and c indicate a statistically significant difference between treated plants and untreated plants. The different letters are significantly different (P <0.05).