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Table 6 The change in soil volumetric water content and soil water content over time in well-watered and drought conditions

From: Assessment of drought tolerance of 49 switchgrass (Panicum virgatum) genotypes using physiological and morphological parameters

Day well-watered Drought
ET (%) VWC (%) SWC (%) ET (%) VWC (%) SWC (%)
0 100 40.2 ± 1.70 26.3 ± 1.04 100 40.0 ± 2.23 26.2 ± 2.40
5 100 39.8 ± 1.35 27.1 ± 1.82 50 34.7 ± 1.72 25.1 ± 2.90
10 100 40.4 ± 1.85 26.3 ± 1.48 50 28.5 ± 1.64 20.9 ± 2.94
15 100 40.3 ± 0.7 28.3 ± 0.61 40 21.2 ± 3.68 17.3 ± 1.66
20 100 38.6 ± 1.2 25.7 ± 1.57 40 14.2 ± 1.07 10.9 ± 2.18
25 100 40.2 ± 1.8 26.3 ± 1.61 30 10.9 ± 1.77 8.09 ± 3.57
30 100 41.6 ± 2.1 29.7 ± 1.17 30 5.8 ± 2.01 4.31 ± 2.53
  1. VWC: volumetric water content; SWC: soil water content
  2. n = 294 for VWC and n = 16 for SWC