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Table 5 Effect of different concentrations of arginine and SNP on some compatible solutes, phenols, and auxin contents 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 Materials Conc.
(mM)
TSS
(mg/100g dry wt.)
Proline
(mg/g dry wt.)
Free AA
(mg/g dry wt.)
Phenol
(μg/g dry wt.)
IAA
(μg/g fresh wt.)
0 Control 0 1535.10 8.79 124.81 13.91 46.60
Arginine 10 2115.11 12.11 171.96 16.52 50.71
20 2544.07 14.57 206.84 19.41 56.85
SNP 0.25 1887.00 13.62 155.05 18.70 52.00
0.50 2160.50 14.37 175.65 19.34 51.96
5000 (mg/L) Control 0 2611.29 14.95 212.30 16.12 37.57
Arginine 10 3065.78 17.55 249.25 17.46 40.68
20 3277.34 18.76 266.45 17.98 43.13
SNP 0.25 2990.35 15.34 217.80 17.10 41.09
0.50 3261.29 16.45 232.30 17.62 41.57
LSD at 5% 78.42 0.51 6.14 0.47 1.29
LSD at 1% 108.10 0.70 0.65 1.78