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Table 3 Effect of salt stress, chitosan concentration, and their interaction on osmoprotectants (free amino acids, proline, and TSS) contents of sunflower plant

From: Mitigation of adverse effects of salinity stress on sunflower plant (Helianthus annuus L.) by exogenous application of chitosan

Treatment Free amino acids Proline TSS
(mg/100 g)
S0 168.98 11.96 2088
S1 195.59 13.77 2405
S2 236.36 16.65 2908
L.S.D at 5% 4.65 0.75 24.32
Control 173.98 12.25 2139.91
Ch1 204.99 14.44 252.34
Ch2 229.10 16.21 2831.71
Ch3 193.28 13.61 2377.38
L.S.D. at 5% 5.65 0.75 21.365
S0 Ch0 124.81 8.79 1535.10
Ch1 171.96 12.11 2115.11
Ch2 203.5 14.57 2544.07
Ch3 175.65 12.37 2160.50
S1 Ch0 184.74 13.02 2273.35
Ch1 193.75 13.64 2383.13
Ch2 217.35 15.31 2673.40
Ch3 186.4 13.13 2292.72
S2 Ch0 212.3 14.95 2611.29
Ch1 249.25 17.55 3065.77
Ch2 266.45 18.76 3277.34
Ch3 217.8 15.34 2678.93
L.S.D. at 5% 4.89 0.44 76.72