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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

Treatments N P K
Salinity (mg/l) Cysteine (mg/l)
0 0 41.34 e 4.34 c 18.82 d
20 44.47 b 4.67 b 21.60 b
40 45.30 a 5.08 a 23.97 a
3000 0 40.07 f 3.31 f 16.75 f
20 42.50 d 3.71 e 18.75 d
40 43.32 c 4.18 d 20.15 c
6000 0 39.72 g 2.25 i 14.50 h
20 41.06 e 2.92 h 16.09 g
40 42.55 b 3.12 g 17.52 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