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Table 2 [Chl(a+b)] (mg g−1) change with different experimental treatments under drought stress

From: Effect of the inoculation of plant growth-promoting rhizobacteria on the photosynthetic characteristics of Sambucus williamsii Hance container seedlings under drought stress

Treatments Days after inoculation
1 40 50 60 76
Well-watered 5.31a (0.23b)ac 5.27 (0.31)a 5.35 (0.17)a 5.26 (0.13)a 5.41 (0.16)a
Water-stressed +no PGPR 5.19 (0.16)a 5.33 (0.24)a 5.24 (0.17)a 4.82 (0.10)b 4.68 (0.18)b
Water-stressed +PGPR 5.22 (0.21)a 5.29 (0.28)a 5.24 (0.22)a 5.15 (0.17)ab 5.14 (0.22)ab
  1. aValues are means of three repeating groups (twelve seedlings for each repeat group)
  2. bNumbers are standard deviations
  3. cDifferent letters indicate significant differences among treatments at P < 0.05 by LSD