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Research Article

Brassinolide Increases Potato Root Growth In Vitro in a Dose-Dependent Way and Alleviates Salinity Stress

Table 2

Effect of BL on biomass accumulation and root/shoot ratio of in vitro potato plants under NaCl stress.

TreatmentsBiomass accumulation (g)Relative biomass (%)Root/shoot ratio
Root fresh weightShoot fresh weightTotal plant fresh weight

0 mM NaCl0.095 ± 0.0170.217 ± 0.0730.312 ± 0.0091000.438
0 mM NaCl + BL0.167 ± 0.1030.247 ± 0.0890.414 ± 0.0081330.671
50 mM NaCl0.057 ± 0.0140.158 ± 0.0450.215 ± 0.00468.90.362
50 mM NaCl + BL0.070 ± 0.0270.173 ± 0.0700.243 ± 0.00377.90.407
75 mM NaCl0.034 ± 0.0220.078 ± 0.0240.112 ± 0.00235.90.440
75 mM NaCl + BL0.050 ± 0.0210.106 ± 0.0220.156 ± 0.00850.00.472
100 mM NaCl0.009 ± 0.1100.071 ± 0.0450.086 ± 0.00327.60.089
100 mM NaCl + BL0.011 ± 0.0650.093 ± 0.0110.104 ± 0.00133.30.118

Data represent mean ± SD of three biological replicates and were tested for significance by Duncan’s new multiple range test. Columns marked with different capital letters indicate significant differences ().

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