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Table 2 Effects of different duration of waterlogging treatment on shoot dry weight, root surface area, TTC stained root tip number, and xylem sap of buckwheat plants

From: Complete root specimen of plants grown in soil-filled root box: sampling, measuring, and staining method

Treatment Shoot dry weight Root surface area TTC stained root tip Xylem sap
(g plant−1) (cm2) (no. plant−1) (g plant−1 h−1)
C 4.84 ± 0.48a 1514 ± 108a 145 ± 15.9a 1.45 ± 0.16a
W3 2.75 ± 0.32b 923 ± 102b 120 ± 10.1a 1.46 ± 0.09a
W6 1.03 ± 0.19c 172 ± 36.9c 39.2 ± 7.11b 0.07 ± 0.04b
  1. C, control; W3, 3-day long waterlogging treatments; W6, 6-day long waterlogging treatments. Values are means (n = 5). The different letters indicate significant differences among the treatments (Tukey HSD test, p < 0.05)