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Table 2 Predicted genetic gain for the effective traits in the MGIDI index under salinity stress conditions

From: Identification of salt-tolerant barley genotypes using multiple-traits index and yield performance at the early growth and maturity stages

Factor Trait Goal h2 Selection gain (%)
FA1 Root K+ content Increase 0.56 8.12
FA1 Root K+:Na+ ratio Increase 0.65 3.08
FA1 Shoot Na+ content Decrease 0.93 9.06
FA1 Root-to-shoot Na+ translocation Decrease 0.87 − 7.81
FA2 Membrane stability index Increase 0.63 − 2.81
FA2 Shoot fresh weight Increase 0.77 0.64
FA2 Shoot K+ content Increase 0.61 0.03
FA3 Relative water content Increase 0.63 2.23
FA3 Stomatal conductance Increase 0.61 0.15
FA4 Root Na+ content Decrease 0.73 19.60
Total (Increase)    42.91
Total (Decrease)    − 10.62