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HS1281: Pond Apple—A Tree Species Adapted to Salt Stress

Figure 3. Bald cypress seedlings (left two plants) died of salt stress after roots were 100% submerged in brackish water with 15, 000 ppm sodium chloride for 9 days, while pond apple seedlings (right two plants) grow well in the same growth condition.

Credit: Guodong Liu, UF/IFAS