Table 1: Arithmetic mean of dry weight extracts and yields of V. surinamensis seeds.

Seeds*Dry weight (mg)Extract (mg)Yield (%)

BG (n-hexane)103031030
AG (n-hexane)2908128
BG (CH3OH)95018019
AG (CH3OH)2704617

BG: seeds before germination; AG: seeds after germination.
*Number of seeds used in each experiment = 7.