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Table 10 One-way ANOVA of elements of Ocimum basilicum under Drought and mycorrhiza

From: Mycorrhizal impact on Ocimum basilicum grown under drought stress

Parameter Growth stage Soil field capacity
100% 70% 40%
Potassium (µg−1 DWt) Seedling 2641.53 ± 1.34a (4020.03 ± 0.85a)* 4620.50 ± 2.14b (4750.37 ± 2.00b)* 5751.97 ± 1.11c (6254.93 ± 1.25c)*
  Vegetative 3610.00 ± 0.60a (4670.87 ± 1.60a)* 5529.07 ± 0.90b (5947.10 ± 2.14b)* 7625.07 ± 1.77c (8130.77 ± 2.53c)*
  Flowering 2973.90 ± 1.72a (4410.83 ± 0.75a)* 5322.10 ± 2.07b (5647.40 ± 2.05b)* 5966.47 ± 0.98c (7239.50 ± 0.85c)*
  Fruiting 2305.10 ± 0.76a (3120.50 ± 1.23a)* 4114.03 ± 0.64b (5114.70 ± 2.40b)* 5108.77 ± 1.37c (6312.30 ± 1.55c)*
Sodium (µg−1 DWt) Seedling 1076.61 ± 1.35a (1608.01 ± 0.86a)* 1848.22 ± 2.15b (1900.14 ± 2.01b)* 2300.79 ± 1.11c (2501.11 ± 1.25c)*
  Vegetative 1444.25 ± 0.61a (1868.13 ± 1.62a)* 2211.62 ± 0.91b (2378.85 ± 2.15b)* 3050.18 ± 1.77c (3252.66 ± 2.53c)*
  Flowering 1169.62 ± 1.73a (1764.32 ± 0.76a)* 2118.52 ± 2.08b (2258.84 ± 2.06b)* 2368.25 ± 0.98c (2895.14 ± 0.85c)*
  Fruiting 922.85 ± 0.77a (1248.54 ± 1.24a)* 1645.16 ± 0.66b (2045.66 ± 2.42b)* 2043.77 ± 1.37c (2584.11 ± 1.55c)*
Phosphorus (µgg−1 DWt) Seedling 3758.58 ± 1.30a (5628.24 ± 0.81a)* 4686.57 ± 2.10b (6651.21 ± 1.95b)* 8051.14 ± 1.18c (5756.32 ± 1.15c)*
  Vegetative 5054.27 ± 0.56a (6538.91 ± 1.54a)* 7740.61 ± 0.86b (8525.32 ± 2.09b)* 10,815.24 ± 1.71c (11,382.56 ± 2.43c)*
  Flowering 4042.61 ± 1.68a (6174.87 ± 0.71a)* 7450.22 ± 2.02b (7905.47 ± 2.00b)* 8352.54 ± 0.99c (10,134.67 ± 0.86c)*
  Fruiting 3227.81 ± 0.72a (4368.24 ± 1.19a)* 5759.47 ± 0.58b (7159.66 ± 2.36b)* 7151.15 ± 1.31c (8836.62 ± 1.49c)*
  1. Values of parameters in parentheses correspond to the application of mycorrhiza. Values in a row with different superscript letters are significantly different at P < 0.05. *Significant effect of mycorrhiza application at each soil field capacity at P < 0.05 according to t-test. ns: non-significant effect of mycorrhiza application at each soil field capacity at P < 0.05 0according to t-test