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Table 1 Characterization of root traits in Pinus seedlings. Different letters display significant difference at P < 0.05

From: Identification of candidate genes conferring tolerance to aluminum stress in Pinus massoniana inoculated with ectomycorrhizal fungus

Samples Main root length (cm) Root surface area (cm2) Average root diameter (mm) Root number
CK0 6.24 ± 1.41a 0.73 ± 0.8a 0.36 ± 0.10b 50.75 ± 8.04b
CK04 3.98 ± 0.80b 0.39 ± 0.12c 0.20 ± 0.05c 30.00 ± 8.11c
SL0 5.41 ± 1.30a 0.77 ± 0.08a 0.55 ± 0.07a 63.25 ± 11.45a
SL04 3.64 ± 0.70b 0.52 ± 0.15b 0.39 ± 0.05b 47.00 ± 9.90b