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Table 4 Effect of salt stress, chitosan and their interaction on concentration on yield and its attributes of sunflower plants

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

Treatment Head diameter (cm) Head circum. (cm) Seed yield/plant(gm) 100 seed weight (gm) Oil (%) Protein
S0 9.49 29.87 22.84 5.27 23.82 15.83
S1 9.41 29.57 23.83 4.76 25.37 15.11
S2 7 22 18.83 3.76 24.96 13.79
L.S.D 0.38 1.03 NS NS NS NS
Control 7.76 24.45 20.15 4.16 21.98 13.25
Ch1 8.71 27.37 19.68 4.62 25.02 14.98
Ch2 9.24 29.05 22.8 5.01 27.01 15.62
Ch3 8.82 27.71 23.8 4.58 24.87 15.97
L.S.D. at 5% 0.09 0.35 0.57 0.09 0.15 0.23
S0 Ch0 8.33 26.38 17.49 4.89 20.30 13.55
Ch1 9.63 30.25 21.40 5.24 23.47 15.83
Ch2 10.3 32.37 26.25 5.89 26.87 16.96
Ch3 9.7 30.48 26.25 5.06 24.64 16.98
S1 Ch0 8.5 26.71 26.69 4.15 22.31 13.85
Ch1 9.46 29.71 20.18 4.90 25.62 15.85
Ch2 9.98 31.38 22.25 5.14 27.77 15.70
Ch3 9.7 30.48 26.20 4.83 25.79 15.32
S2 Ch0 6.45 20.27 16.30 3.45 23.32 15.55
Ch1 7.05 22.15 17.45 3.71 25.95 12.33
Ch2 7.04 23.41 19.89 4 26.40 13.41
Ch3 7.05 22.16 18.95 3.85 24.18 14.58
L.S.D. at 5% 0.16 0.16 0.94 0.15 0.25 0.40