Table 1

Experimental factors and their effect on seed traits of Suaeda aralocaspica
Source of variation df Ratio Seed diameter
Brown seeds Black seeds
F P F P F P
Plant Type (PT) 1 4.997 0.028 0.339 0.561 0.027 0.87
Salinity (S) 2 1.261 0.288 22.411 <0.001 11.295 <0.001
Nutrient (N) 2 0.828 0.44 1.018 0.362 20.347 <0.001
PT*S 2 3.592 0.032 9.18 <0.001 3.669 0.027
PT*N 2 0.777 0.463 1.172 0.311 3.825 0.023
S*N 4 0.296 0.88 2.54 0.04 0.53 0.714
PT*S*N 4 5.624 <0.001 3.371 0.01 2.019 0.091

Results of three-way ANOVA with the following factors: plant type, salinity and nutrient.

Ratio: number of brown seeds/number of black seeds.

Wang et al.

Wang et al. BMC Plant Biology 2012 12:170   doi:10.1186/1471-2229-12-170

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