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Table 9 Effect of ZnO or nano ZnO different concentrations on photosynthetic pigments (μg/g fresh wt) of flax leaves under sandy soil

From: Zinc-oxide and nano ZnO oxide effects on growth, some biochemical aspects, yield quantity, and quality of flax (Linum uitatissimum L.) in absence and presence of compost under sandy soil

Treatments ZnO Nano ZnO LSD at 0.05
Control 20 40 60 20 40 60
Chlorophyll a 1.06 1.19 1.29 1.22 1.35 1.38 1.30 0.02
Chlorophyll b 0.69 0.72 0.75 0.71 0.76 0.76 0.73 0.02
Carotenoids 0.37 0.39 0.40 0.38 0.41 0.41 0.39 0.01
Total pigments 2.12 2.30 2.44 2.31 2.51 2.55 2.42 0.03