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Table 1 Effect of different salinity levels on root length colonization of apple seedlings inoculated and non-inoculated with Glomus versiforme

From: Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi increase salt tolerance of apple seedlings

Treatments Root length colonization (%)
Non-inoculation Inoculation
30 60 90 30 60 90
0 0 0 0 28.1a 44.3a 56.9a
2‰ 0 0 0 20.7b 35.4b 46.2b
4‰ 0 0 × 19.2c 27.7c 35.6c
6‰ 0 × × 18.2c 10.8d ×
  1. aValues of each column followed by the same letter are not significantly different at the 0.05 level. Each value represents the mean of 6 replicates. Numerals 30, 60 and 90 stand for sampling times (days) after salinity treatment. The sign “×” denotes that apple plants were dead.