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Table 1 Effect of cysteine (0, 20, and 40 mg/l) on growth criteria of soybean plant irrigated with saline water (0, 3000, and 6000 mg/l). Results are means of two successive seasons

From: Physiological and biochemical responses of soybean (Glycine max L.) to cysteine application under sea salt stress

TreatmentPlant height (cm)Branches number/plantLeaves number/plantDry weight of leaves/plant (g)Dry weight of stem/plant (g)
Salinity (mg/l)Cysteine (mg/l)
0049.00 ab1.00 b8.33 c3.08 ab1.10 b
2054.33 ab1.00 b10.67 ab4.26 a1.82 ab
4056.00 ab1.00 b12.33 a4.11 a1.69 ab
3000047.00 ab1.00 b8.33 c2.64 b1.43 ab
2048.00 ab1.00 b8.67 c3.36 ab1.73 ab
4058.67 a2.00 a9.33 bc3.46 ab1.97 a
6000044.33 b1.00 b8.33 c2.45 b1.06 b
2048.67 ab1.00 b8.33 c2.53 b1.49 ab
4049.67 ab2.00a8.67 c2.55 b1.60 ab
  1. Mean values (n = 3) in each column followed by a different letter are significantly different at ≤ 0.05 by Duncan’s multiple range test