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Table 20 Effect of interaction between benzoic, t-cinnamic, and salicylic acids on growth parameters of flax varieties 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

Cultivars Treatments (mg/L) 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)
Blanka Control 48.00 1.67 6.90 0.79 6.00 0.88 0.15
Benzoic acid 50 63.67 3.00 10.13 1.08 8.00 1.08 0.23
75 66.33 4.33 11.02 1.15 10.33 1.36 0.25
100 61.67 3.00 9.00 0.96 12.00 1.68 0.29
T-cinnamic acid 50 61.00 3.67 9.15 0.98 13.00 1.00 0.26
75 69.00 3.33 11.05 1.22 16.33 1.14 0.38
100 56.33 1.67 10.78 0.49 10.50 1.38 0.16
Salicylic acid 50 61.33 1.00 9.21 1.05 15.50 1.66 0.27
75 63.00 1.67 9.36 0.98 12.33 1.13 0.17
100 68.33 3.67 12.23 1.35 14.33 1.19 0.24
Line-4 Control 38.33 2.00 3.30 0.40 9.67 0.52 0.05
Benzoic acid 50 50.00 2.67 4.49 0.44 14.50 0.85 0.11
75 53.67 2.67 5.58 0.70 15.00 0.94 0.16
100 54.67 2.67 4.83 0.54 13.33 0.89 0.15
T-cinnamic acid 50 48.67 3.00 4.60 0.55 11.67 0.58 0.11
75 49.33 3.00 5.75 0.66 13.67 0.60 0.12
100 60.00 2.67 6.82 0.76 14.00 0.79 0.12
Salicylic acid 50 52.67 3.00 6.24 0.49 10.00 0.53 0.09
75 57.00 4.67 6.20 0.64 10.00 0.62 0.13
100 59.00 3.00 6.97 0.83 12.67 0.95 0.16
Giza-8 Control 46.00 1.00 4.60 0.51 8.67 0.61 0.07
Benzoic acid 50 58.67 1.67 7.30 0.85 12.33 1.13 0.64
75 75.67 2.76 10.87 1.14 14.33 1.52 0.80
100 65.33 2.33 9.72 1.11 12.33 1.47 0.60
T-cinnamic acid 50 59.00 1.00 7.09 0.82 13.00 0.74 1.10
75 67.67 1.67 7.62 0.85 14.33 1.04 1.10
100 72.67 2.33 9.19 0.95 11.00 1.49 1.12
Salicylic acid 50 56.67 1.33 4.64 0.57 12.00 0.63 0.98
75 59.67 1.67 7.73 0.84 15.33 1.01 1.11
100 73.00 2.33 8.09 0.93 16.67 1.26 1.06
LSD 0.05 3.03 0.21 0.37 0.18 0.62 0.12 0.03