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Table 2 S-metabolites (µg g−1 FW) in root of alfalfa cultivated under + Fe and –Fe growth conditions

From: Growth and physiological impairments in Fe-starved alfalfa are associated with the downregulation of Fe and S transporters along with redox imbalance

S-metabolites Control −Fe
Glutathione 4.1 ± 2.0a 4.3 ± 1.1a
Cysteine 2.3 ± 1.1a 2.2 ± 0.88a
Methionine 3.8 ± 0.9a 3.9 ± 1.1a
  1. Data represent means ± SD (n = 3). Different letters indicate significant difference at P < 0.05 level