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Table 1 Overall mean values (±S.E.) for various traits of S. halepense seedlings grown under different concentrations

From: An analysis of Sorghum halepense’s behavior in presence of tropane alkaloids from Datura stramonium extracts

Characters Control Concentration of D. stramoniumflower extract (μg/g)
(IV) (III) (II) (I)
Germination (%) 99.1 ± 0.01 97.3 ± 0.06 98.1 ± 0.02 97.6 ± 0.07 97.4 ± 0.03
Root length (cm) 3.47 ± 0.12 3.38 ± 0.16 3.21 ± 0.18 2.27 ± 0.12 1.96 ± 0.15
Seedling length (cm) 6.29 ± 0.01 6.05 ± 0.01 5.41 ± 0.03 5.26 ± 0.04 4.71 ± 0.02
Seedling/root ratio 1.81 ± 0.08 1.79 ± 0.06 1.68 ± 0.16 2.31 ± 0.33 2.4 ± 0.13
Necrotic area (mm) 0.1 ± 0.001 1.4 ± 0.005 2.3 ± 0.004 6.5 ± 0.02 8.1 ± 0.04
Chlorotic area (mm) 0.1 ± 0.001 1.0 ± 0.017 2.1 ± 0.012 2.3 ±0.015 2.6 ± 0.013
Characters Control Concentration of D. stramonium leaf extract (μg/g)
(IV) (III) (II) (I)
Germination (%) 99.3 ± 0.01 98.2 ± 0.04 98.5 ± 0.08 98.2 ± 0.07 97.8 ± 0.06
Root length (cm) 3.51 ± 0.15 3.49 ± 0.13 3.37 ± 0.12 3.11 ± 0.15 2.71 ± 0.11
Seedling length (cm) 6.24 ± 0.03 4.52 ± 0.02 3.53 ± 0.03 3.12 ± 0.01 2.51 ± 0.05
Seedling/root ratio 1.77 ± 0.2 1.29 ± 0.15 1.04 ± 0.25 1.00 ± 0.06 0.92 ± 0.45
Necrotic area (mm) 0.2 ± 0.002 2.3 ± 0.001 12.5 ± 0.007 14.3 ± 0.005 15.5 ± 0.006
Chlorotic area (mm) 0.1 ± 0.001 6.5 ± 0.02 8.3 ± 0.017 11.7 ± 0.015 12.5 ± 0.013
  1. Mean values (±S.E.).