Table 3: Effect of Si and NaCl on growth characteristics of A. multiflora.

Conc. (mM)Plant height (cm)No. of leavesChlorophyll (µg mg−1 fw)Root length (cm)Fresh weight (mg)Dry weight (mg)
SiNaClShootRootShootRoot

008.1b14.2a3.04c12.6c1.28f0.57de0.14c0.086e
1.808.6a13.7ab3.59b13.0bc1.52d0.84b0.17b0.115b
3.608.7a13.4ab3.75a13.6c1.75b0.89a0.19a0.135a
7.207.4bc12.1b2.83d15.4a1.70c0.71c0.18ab0.094d
0504.5f8.3d0.73g7.06d1.09g0.36f0.12d0.054f
1.8505.3d12.6b2.38e14.8b1.73b0.59d0.17b0.095d
3.6506.5c12.8b3.73a15.8a1.84a0.60d0.18ab0.102c
7.2505.2d10.5c1.66f14.7b1.36e0.53e0.17b0.091de

Means within a column followed by the same letters are not significantly different ( ).