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Table 2 Biomass accumulation of X. spinosum seedlings at different sand burial depths

From: Effects of sand burial depth on Xanthium spinosum seed germination and seedling growth

Different depths(cm) Root biomass
(g)
Stem biomass
(g)
Leaf biomass
(g)
Reproductive component(g) Total biomass
(g)
1 0.1329 ± 0.0047d 0.1849 ± 0.0055a 0.6109 ± 0.0185a 0.0336 ± 0.0021a 0.9933 ± 0.0258a
2 0.1360 ± 0.0049d 0.1545 ± 0.0058b 0.5341 ± 0.0190b 0.0374 ± 0.0090a 0.8855 ± 0.0300b
3 0.1608 ± 0.0047c 0.1411 ± 0.0055bc 0.5817 ± 0.0202ab 0.0345 ± 0.0017a 0.9459 ± 0.0293ab
5 0.2041 ± 0.0050b 0.1326 ± 0.0068c 0.5338 ± 0.0275b 0.0390 ± 0.0055a 0.9363 ± 0.0379ab
7 0.2060 ± 0.0063b 0.0625 ± 0.0027d 0.2483 ± 0.0103c 0.0173 ± 0.0057b 0.5213 ± 0.0168c
9 0.2854 ± 0.0110a 0.0408 ± 0.0028e 0.1097 ± 0.0121d 0.0000 ± 0.0000c 0.4359 ± 0.0185c
  1. The values were represented as means ± SE Different lowercase letters indicate significant differences among the different sand burial depths of X. spinosum by using one-way ANOVA from LSD tests (P < 0.05)