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Table 5 Effect of trehalose at 0 mM (Tre 0), 10 mM (Tre 1), and 50 mM (Tre 2) on carbohydrate constituents of wheat plants irrigated with tap water (S0) or diluted sea water at 6.25 dS/m (S1). Results are means of two successive seasons

From: Physiological role of trehalose on enhancing salinity tolerance of wheat plant

Salinity Trehalose conc (mM) Glucose Sucrose Trehalose (μmole/g FW) TSS Starch
(mg/g FW) (mg/g FW)
S0 Tre0 1.98 0.89 212.35 3.24 42.52
Tre1 2.14 1.68 232.52 4.12 51.52
Tre2 2.65 1.95 275.23 4.68 59.36
S1 Tre0 2.23 1.24 334.52 4.25 53.65
Tre1 2.58 1.89 368.25 5.12 61.52
Tre2 2.95 2.24 425.35 6.24 73.52
LCD at 5%   0.153 0.082 25.254 0.024 78.354