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Table 4 Effect of cysteine (0, 20, and 40 mg/l) on element contents (N, P, and K) as (mg/g dry weight) 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

TreatmentsNPK
Salinity (mg/l)Cysteine (mg/l)
0041.34 e4.34 c18.82 d
2044.47 b4.67 b21.60 b
4045.30 a5.08 a23.97 a
3000040.07 f3.31 f16.75 f
2042.50 d3.71 e18.75 d
4043.32 c4.18 d20.15 c
6000039.72 g2.25 i14.50 h
2041.06 e2.92 h16.09 g
4042.55 b3.12 g17.52 e
  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