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Table 2 Micronutrients concentrations of roots (R) and shoots (S) of marigold under salinity stress

From: Ion uptake of marigold under saline growth conditions

NaCl (mM) Cu2+ (mg kg−1) Mn2+ (mg kg−1) Fe2+ (mg kg−1) Zn2+ (mg kg−1)
R S R S R S R S
0 11.68 ± 2.08a 11.62 ± 0.39 63.38 ± 8.82a 141.46 ± 11.39a 137.11 ± 26.62a 95.03 ± 4.49ab 60.47 ± 12.71a 54.72 ± 7.12
50 12.15 ± 1.03a 10.81 ± 0.59 59.13 ± 9.61a 156.24 ± 7.35a 128.90 ± 32.82a 110.78 ± 24.16a 42.72 ± 11.77b 50.37 ± 6.95
100 3.44 ± 0.70b 10.41 ± 0.84 37.22 ± 5.41b 98.29 ± 14.1c 101.53 ± 30.07ab 75.27 ± 10.7b 26.27 ± 1.82c 43.15 ± 0.78
150 3.15 ± 0.19b 10.45 ± 1.62 67.07 ± 9.91a 106.20 ± 7.67c 132.23 ± 33.89a 83.42 ± 20.08b 45.68 ± 7.85b 48.65 ± 6.10
200 5.14 ± 1.84b 9.79 ± 0.80 31.52 ± 4.76b 122.97 ± 6.65b 77.30 ± 11.91b 76.94 ± 6.76b 21.11 ± 5.73c 54.73 ± 9.39
Prob > f <0.0001 0.1424 <0.0001 <0.0001 0.0419 0.0265 0.0001 0.1364
LSD5 % 2.058 ns 12.063 14.883 42.522 23.041 13.446 ns
  1. The values are the means of seven replicates
  2. The values in columns followed by different letters are significantly different at P ≤ 0.05 (least significant difference test)
  3. ns not significant