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Table 3 Glutathione (GSH) contents in the leaves of Ife brown (IFB) and Ife bpc (IBPC) under NaCl and Na2SO4 salinity stress

From: Antioxidant enzymes and non-enzymatic antioxidants as defense mechanism of salinity stress in cowpea (Vigna unguiculata L. Walp)—Ife brown and Ife bpc

Treatment Conc (dS/m) Biochemical parameters (mean ± SE)
IFB GSH (µm/g) IFBPC GSH (µm/g)
NaCl 5.00 125.75 ± 0.11b 138.97 ± 0.11d
  10.00 130.42 ± 0.12d 123.65 ± 0.13ab
  15.00 132.29 ± 0.21e 120.64 ± 0.12a
Na2SO4 5.00 128.52 ± 0.13c 138.29 ± 0.12d
  10.00 126.04 ± 0.26b 131.49 ± 0.12c
  15.00 123.81 ± 0.23a 125.30 ± 0.87b
Distilled H2O 0.0 127.37 ± 1.36bc 131.91 ± 2.76c
  1. Means followed by different letters in the column are significantly different (P < 0.05) from one another using Duncan’s new multiple range test (DNMRT)