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Table 1 Content of Na and mineral nutrients (P, K+, Ca2+) in S. officinalis exposed to different treatments of SA and salinity stress in shoot and root

From: Improving salinity tolerance in Salvia officinalis L. by foliar application of salicylic acid

  Na (mglg DM) Ca (mglg DM) K (mglg DM) P (mglg DM)
Leaves
 Control 0.48 ± 0.03A 12.56 ± 0.09a 11.41 ± 0.94A* 2.47 ± 0.11a*
 SA (0.5 mM) 0.83 ± 0.07B 13.86 ± 0.02b 19.27 ± 1.10B* 2.66 ± 0.05a*
 SA (1 mM) 0.92 ± 0.01C 13.19 ± 0.41b 15.03 ± 0.37C* 2.47 ± 0.11a*
 NaCl 18 ± 1D 9 ± 0.68c 5 ± 0.37 D* 0.73 ± 0.22b*
 NaCl + SA(0.5 mM) 3.05 ± 0.05E 14.79 ± 0.37d 10.60 ± 0.49E* 1.42 ± 0.03c*
 NaCl + SA (1 mM) 8.39 ± 0.16F 11.50 ± 0.77e 7.31 ± 0.10F* 0.59 ± 0.11b*
Roots
 Control 0.50 ± 0.01a 8.41 ± 0.07A 6.42 ± 0.05a* 1.01 ± 0.01A*
 SA (0.5 mM) 0.51 ± 0.00a 16.11 ± 0.10B 12.84 ± 0.02b* 3.85 ± 0.01B*
 SA (1 mM) 0.90 ± 0.08b 15.03 ± 0.37C 8.87 ± 0.02c* 1.13 ± 0.01A*
 NaCl 24.33 ± 0.51c 3.70 ± 0.43D 4.12 ± 0.02d* 0.53 ± 0.11C*
 NaCl + SA (0.5 mM) 5.73 ± 0.30d 9 ± 0.20E 8.60 ± 0.20c* 0.96 ± 0.05A*
 NaCl + SA (1 mM) 10.67 ± 0.57e 6.43 ± 0.40F 7.70 ± 0.10c* 0.61 ± 0.12D*