Research Article

Responses of Jatropha curcas to Salt and Drought Stresses

Table 1

Dry weight of leaves, stems, and roots 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.

TreatmentLeaves (g)Stems (g)Roots (g)Total (g)Root/Shoot

EC 367b52b29b149b0.25a
EC 658b52b28b149b0.23a
EC 949c38c19c106c0.22a

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