Research Article

Responses of Jatropha curcas to Salt and Drought Stresses

Table 2

Relative increases in stem length and leaf number 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.

TreatmentHeight (%)Leaf count (%)

Control 65az138a
EC 348b69b
EC 655b89b
EC 949b90b

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