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Table 2 Concentrations of Si, Na and K in the tomato shoot under normal and heat stress conditions

From: Silicon-induced thermotolerance in Solanum lycopersicum L. via activation of antioxidant system, heat shock proteins, and endogenous phytohormones

Treatments Concentration (μmol g− 1)
Si Na K
Normal condition (+Si) 2772.82 ± 10.3 b 1071.85 ± 17.3a 32,703.64 ± 165.3 a
Normal condition (−Si) 563.06 ± 17.9 c 1080.43 ± 55.6 b 25,561.12 ± 122.8 c
Heat stress (+Si) 3693.89 ± 39.3 a 1270.98 ± 99.7a 31,995.73 ± 16.4b
Heat stress (−Si) 601.96 ± 31.1 c 1210.23 ± 85.1a 20,002.39 ± 79.4 d
  1. Mean ± standard error from three replications per treatment. In the column, the same letters indicate No significant difference (P > 0.05) by Duncan’s Multiple Range Test (DMRT)