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Table 4 Total plant biomass, total shoot and root biomass in different plant parts of the split-root system and distribution of biomass in shoot and two separate compartments

From: Understanding phosphorus dynamics on wheat plant under split-root system in alkaline soil

Plant parts/variety Total plant biomass (g/pot)
Treatment A Treatment B Treatment C
Bari GOM 25 0.88 1.30 1.61
Bari GOM 26 0.91 1.34 1.66
Total biomass (g/pot) in different plant parts of the split-root system
 Bari GOM 25
  Shoot 0.40 0.55 0.60
  Compartment-I 0.25 0.30 0.46
  Compartment-II 0.22 0.45 0.55
 Bari GOM 26
  Shoot 0.42 0.56 0.62
  Compartment-I 0.26 0.32 0.47
  Compartment-II 0.23 0.46 0.57
The distribution of biomass (%) in shoot and roots grown in two separate soil compartments (I and II)
 Bari GOM 25
  Shoot 46.0 42.2 37.4
  Compartment-I 28.5 23.1 28.5
  Compartment II 25.5 34.7 34.1
 Bari GOM 26
  Shoot 46.0 41.7 37.5
  Compartment I 28.7 24.1 28.3
  Compartment II 25.4 34.2 34.3