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Table 9 Effect of different concentrations of arginine and SNP on fatty acids content 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 0 5000 (mg/L)
Treatment Control Arginine
(mM)
SNP (mM) Control Arginine
(mM)
SNP (mM)
Conc. 10 20 0.25 0.50 10 20 0.25 0.50
Palmitic (C16:0) 9.23 9.01 8.38 7.95 7.21 9.78 9.63 8.37 8.65 7.09
Steraic (C18:0) 7.57 6.09 5.68 5.16 5.54 8.13 6.28 6.95 7.12 6.27
Archidic (C20:0) 1.38 1.20 0.95 1.08 0.84 1.45 1.08 0.85 0.95 0.92
Palmitolic (C16:1) 0.48 0.63 1.06 0.79 0.82 0.47 0.95 1.06 1.05 1.27
Oleic (C18:1) 42.74 44.65 45.81 46.96 46.63 41.94 43.78 43.53 44.01 45.35
Linoleic (C18:2) 35.72 36.52 36.75 35.95 36.52 34.85 35.95 35.44 35.45 35.65
Linolenic (C18:3) 0.86 0.85 0.96 0.82 0.95 0.76 0.95 0.86 0.85 1.06
Eicosadienoic (C20:2) 0.23 0.32 0.32 0.00 0.35 0.42 0.52 0.75 0.52 0.52
Total saturated (TS) 18.18 16.3 15.01 14.19 13.59 19.36 16.99 16.17 16.72 14.28
Total unsaturated (TU) 80.03 82.97 84.9 84.52 85.27 78.44 82.15 81.64 81.88 83.85
Total fatty acid 98.21 99.27 99.91 98.71 98.86 97.79 99.14 97.81 98.60 98.13
TU/TS 4.40 5.09 5.66 5.96 6.27 4.05 4.84 5.05 4.89 5.87