Table 3: Leaf sodium (Na+) and chloride (Cl) uptake of Jatropha plants irrigated with saline solution at electrical conductivity (EC) of 1.6 (control), 3.0, 6.0, or 9.0 dS m−1.

TreatmentNa+ (g kg DW−1) Cl (g kg DW−1)

Control10.5cz11.9c
EC 323.6b17.0b
EC 627.1b21.0a
EC 934.6a20.3ab

zmeans in the same column with same letters are not significantly different tested by Duncan’s multiple comparison.