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Table 6 Effect of different concentrations of kaolin or K2SO4 under different levels of water holding capacity on N, P, K, Na, and Ca percentage of wheat plants after 75 days from sowing (combined analysis of two seasons)

From: Potential role of kaolin or potassium sulfate as anti-transpirant on improving physiological, biochemical aspects and yield of wheat plants under different watering regimes

WHC (%) Treatment N % P % K % Na % Ca %
80% Control 2.594 0.277 0.460 0.105 0.297
Kaolin 3% 2.991 0.284 0.656 0.232 0.566
Kaolin 6% 3.296 0.335 0.632 0.118 0.542
K2SO4 (100 mg/l) 3.418 0.284 0.712 0.334 0.481
K2SO4 (200 mg/l) 3.296 0.292 0.696 0.118 0.301
60% Control 3.010 0.285 0.604 0.188 0.376
Kaolin 3% 3.991 0.239 0.708 0.139 0.470
Kaolin 6% 3.662 0.299 0.652 0.121 0.397
K2SO4 (100 mg/l) 3.510 0.250 0.637 0.146 0.470
K2SO4 (200 mg/l) 3.552 0.276 0.648 0.117 0.393
40% Control 3.115 0.243 0.652 0.086 0.373
Kaolin 3% 3.205 0.216 1.268 0.141 0.446
Kaolin 6% 3.906 0.207 0.696 0.130 0.446
K2SO4 (100 mg/l) 3.784 0.267 0.658 0.117 0.395
K2SO4 (200 mg/l) 3.662 0.205 0.660 0.112 0.434
LSD at 5% 0.005 0.022 0.006 0.037 0.007