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Table 3 Effect of different concentrations of either arginine and SNP on growth parameters of sunflower plants under salinity stress

From: Comparative study for the effect of arginine and sodium nitroprusside on sunflower plants grown under salinity stress conditions

Salinity Material Conc.
(mM)
Shoot length (cm) No. of leaves Stem diam. (cm) Shoot fresh wt. (gm) Shoot dry wt. (gm)
0 Control 0 58.07 15.33 1.80 46.47 5.81
Arginine 10 68.63 18.00 2.33 57.12 6.97
20 78.70 20.33 3.03 63.94 7.99
SNP 0.25 69.55 17.67 3.30 58.21 7.44
0.50 74.87 18.67 3.63 66.07 7.68
5000 (mg/L) Control 0 42.93 12.67 1.63 36.54 3.48
Arginine 10 49.90 14.67 2.10 45.33 4.71
20 58.73 17.67 2.43 50.54 5.06
SNP 0.25 54.77 15.33 2.07 37.51 4.69
0.50 61.53 16.67 2.85 43.21 5.41
LSD at 5% 2.42 NS 0.24 NS NS
LSD at 1% 0.33
  1. NS not significant