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Table 22 Effect of interaction between benzoic, t-cinnamic and salicylic acids on seed and biological yields and its components of flax cultivars 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 Treatment mg/L Plant height (cm) Fruiting zone length (cm) Technical length (cm) Biological yield/plant (g) No. of branches/plant No. of capsules/plant Seed yield/plant (g) 1000 Seeds wt. (g) Biological yield (ton/fed) Seed yield (kg/fed) Oil yield (kg/fed) Oil% Carbohydrate%
Blanka Control 71.67 25.67 46.00 9.93 15.67 43.33 3.35 5.95 1.84 304.00 68.52 22.54 25.50
Benzoic acid 50 84.00 36.00 48.00 17.23 21.33 62.00 5.87 7.17 2.20 370.40 89.78 24.24 27.43
75 93.00 41.33 51.67 29.40 34.33 71.67 7.73 9.82 3.45 588.80 159.80 27.14 29.59
100 82.33 35.66 46.67 20.37 22.00 64.33 7.53 7.71 2.89 401.60 97.27 24.22 28.67
T-cinnamic acid 50 79.33 29.00 50.33 11.17 14.67 49.00 4.47 7.57 2.55 460.00 113.76 24.73 26.88
75 83.67 31.67 52.00 20.97 28.00 65.00 6.63 7.99 3.99 617.60 161.38 26.13 28.07
100 77.33 30.00 47.33 17.30 18.33 68.33 7.67 7.62 2.76 559.20 139.63 24.97 27.77
Salicylic acid 50 89.00 36.67 52.33 18.13 15.00 69.33 6.93 7.17 2.61 560.80 134.14 23.92 26.94
75 90.67 37.04 53.63 19.77 21.67 83.00 8.79 7.62 3.99 684.00 169.08 24.72 28.77
100 93.33 38.66 54.67 23.20 24.33 89.33 7.83 8.08 4.05 738.80 177.39 24.01 28.02
Line-4 Control 61.33 23.00 38.33 6.80 11.33 44.33 3.20 6.28 2.63 478.40 103.43 21.62 28.04
Benzoic acid 50 71.67 24.33 47.34 14.11 13.67 67.67 5.73 6.74 2.64 550.40 127.64 23.19 29.55
75 81.00 28.67 52.33 14.47 20.33 84.11 5.90 8.45 3.78 657.60 174.01 26.46 30.75
100 81.00 25.67 55.33 9.40 15.33 81.00 6.19 8.01 3.50 634.88 155.99 24.57 30.47
T-cinnamic acid 50 70.67 22.67 48.00 5.00 7.20 38.00 6.42 7.85 3.19 578.40 133.61 23.10 29.72
75 82.67 30.00 52.67 14.67 15.00 66.33 7.04 8.35 4.00 707.00 173.64 24.56 30.47
100 74.33 23.00 51.33 8.60 11.67 51.00 6.67 8.10 3.91 695.20 166.57 23.96 29.57
Salicylic acid 50 72.00 27.00 45.00 8.80 13.33 55.33 5.03 7.24 3.33 602.56 139.67 23.18 30.00
75 74.33 30.67 43.66 10.47 16.67 59.67 6.52 7.95 3.58 610.40 146.92 24.07 30.62
100 81.33 35.33 46.00 11.53 17.33 69.67 6.02 8.34 3.68 690.80 171.73 24.86 29.67
Giza-8 Control 71.33 20.67 50.66 6.47 5.67 13.33 3.00 8.10 1.96 391.20 75.97 19.42 28.43
Benzoic acid 50 83.00 24.00 59.00 11.13 6.67 28.67 4.57 9.38 3.24 504.80 102.77 20.36 31.58
75 87.33 28.67 58.66 17.17 7.67 49.33 5.03 10.09 3.82 636.80 138.12 21.69 32.45
100 84.67 26.67 58.00 15.37 7.00 44.33 6.90 9.92 3.67 596.00 140.89 23.64 33.67
T-cinnamic acid 50 77.33 23.00 54.33 9.60 6.00 25.00 4.42 8.58 2.56 590.80 123.18 20.85 31.13
75 85.33 33.67 51.66 15.80 20.00 86.67 5.78 9.67 3.57 640.96 147.04 22.94 32.42
100 82.33 32.00 50.33 13.93 16.33 65.67 4.83 9.16 3.47 629.20 132.13 21.00 30.86
Salicylic acid 50 81.00 28.65 52.35 8.77 6.67 47.33 4.85 8.25 2.79 496.80 111.33 22.41 33.63
75 82.00 30.37 51.63 15.73 15.00 53.33 5.10 9.98 2.91 697.60 168.96 24.22 33.18
100 91.33 34.67 56.66 13.20 16.00 80.33 5.43 10.00 3.91 741.60 177.76 23.97 33.25
LSD 0.05 2.88 2.13 3.07 1.22 2.31 5.27 0.66 1.15 0.250 30.51 18.96 0.62 0.68