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Table 17 Effect of benzoic, t-cinnamic, and salicylic acids levels on growth parameters of flax plants grown under sandy soil conditions (data are means of two successive seasons)

From: Comparative studies on the role of benzoic, t-cinnamic, and salicylic acids on growth, some biochemical aspects, and yield of three flax cultivars grown under sandy soil conditions

Treatments Shoot length (cm) No. of basal branches Shoot fresh wt/plant (g) Shoot dry wt/plant (g) Root length (cm) Root fresh wt/plant (g) Root dry wt/plant (g)
Control 44.11 1.56 4.93 0.57 8.11 0.67 0.09
Benzoic
acid
50 57.45 2.00 7.31 0.79 11.61 1.02 0.33
75 66.22 2.33 9.16 1.04 13.22 1.37 0.40
100 60.56 2.33 7.85 0.87 12.55 1.35 0.35
T-cinnamic acid 50 56.44 2.56 7.33 0.82 13.22 0.78 0.16
75 65.00 2.67 8.94 0.91 14.78 1.23 0.20
100 62.00 2.22 8.93 0.73 11.83 1.02 0.13
Salicylic
acid
50 56.89 2.11 6.70 0.70 12.50 0.94 0.15
75 59.89 2.22 7.76 0.82 12.55 0.92 0.14
100 64.78 2.33 9.10 1.00 14.56 1.13 0.29
LSD 0.05 2.78 0.15 0.35 0.11 0.41 0.16 0.05