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Table 2 Effect of different salinity levels and foliar application of chitosan on morphological criteria and chlorophyll content

From: Mitigation the adverse effect of salinity stress on the performance of the tomato crop by exogenous application of chitosan

Salinity levels (mM) Chitosan Levels (mg L−1) Plant height (cm) Average number of compound leaves (plant−1) Leaf area (cm2) Stem diameter (mm) No of fruit (plant−1) Fruit weight (g) Fruit firmnes (s) Yield plant−1 (kg) pH TSS Chl content
0 0 62.4 17.9 18.2 10.27 20.7 61.1 3.1 1.34 5.8 3.2 55.1
50 63.5 20.2 18.6 10.34 21.3 62.9 3.3 1.39 5.7 3.5 62.8
100 64.8 23.3 19.4 10.42 22.7 64.4 3.9 1.43 5.6 3.3 68.5
150 68.5 26.6 20.5 10.48 27.3 68.9 4.7 1.49 5.5 3.4 74.7
50 0 58.7 12.7 17.5 9.64 17.0 59.5 3.1 1.28 5.7 3.7 50.4
50 60.2 14.0 17.9 9.65 20.0 61.3 3.2 1.33 5.4 3.9 57.5
100 62.3 16.9 18.5 9.71 21.7 62.6 3.5 1.34 5.3 4.0 64.5
150 65.3 21.9 19.1 9.76 24.0 65.8 4.5 1.43 5.3 4.3 70.0
100 0 55.2 9.2 16.1 9.25 14.0 55.8 2.3 1.17 5.5 4.0 47.5
50 58.2 12.2 16.7 9.21 18.3 56.4 3.1 1.24 5.2 4.3 56.5
100 59.3 14.3 17.2 9.28 20.0 57.5 3.3 1.26 5.1 4.5 61.2
150 63.5 17.2 17.8 9.35 23.0 62.3 4.0 1.35 5.0 4.8 66.7
150 0 52.1 7.9 15.7 8.99 11.0 52.7 2.1 1.11 5.3 4.4 42.1
50 55.7 11.2 15.5 9.07 16.3 53.8 2.4 1.13 4.9 5.1 52.5
100 57.8 14.2 15.9 9.10 14.7 54.9 2.9 1.17 4.8 5.0 53.3
150 57.4 14.7 16.7 9.21 20.0 60.4 3.6 1.26 4.7 5.7 57.9
L.S.D at 0.05 1.2 0.6 0.8 0.2 0.4 1.5 0.05 0.02 0.1 0.2 1.7