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Table 2 Total fatty acid composition of leaves and roots of almond seedlings exposed to two concentrations of cadmium

From: Effects of cadmium on lipids of almond seedlings (Prunus dulcis)

  C Cd50 Cd150
Fatty acid of leaves (% of total)
C16:0 14.6a 13.4a 13.9a
C16:1 1.6a 1.4a 1.9a
C18:0 2.1b 3.4a 3.6a
C18:1 10.3a 10a 9a
C18:2 13.3a 16.7a 14.3a
C18:3 48.4a 46.3a 48.3a
C20:0 9.7a 8.8a 9a
Fatty acid of roots (% of total)
C16:0 23.4b 22.0b 27.1a
C18:0 7.1b 9.3a 8.3a
C18:1 10.3b 16.7a 8.3b
C18:2 40.0a 33.5b 32.4b
C18:3 19.2b 18.5b 23.9a
  1. Means with different letters indicate a significant difference at P <0.05 using Duncan multiple range test.