The Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETD) repository holds full-text theses and dissertations submitted for higher degrees at the University (including submissions from former Cape Technikon and Peninsula Technikon).
The alleviation of salinity induced stress with the application of silicon in soilless grown Lactuca sativa L. ’Eish!’
This article based thesis includes two individual studies evaluating the role of silicon (Si) in mitigating the negative effects that are associated with sodium chloride (NaCl) induced toxicity in lettuce (Lactuca sative L. 'Eish!').