BioMed Research International / 2019 / Article / Tab 4

Research Article

Supplementary Light Source Affects Growth, Metabolism, and Physiology of Adenophora triphylla (Thunb.) A.DC. Seedlings

Table 4

Contents of soluble sugar, starch, and soluble protein in A. triphylla leaves as affected by supplementary light source.

TreatmentSoluble sugar (% of FW)Starch (% of FW)Soluble protein (% of FW)

HPS2.16 ± 0.05 ab1.01 ± 0.04 b0.87 ± 0.07 a
MH1.94 ± 0.04 ab1.04 ± 0.02 ab0.80 ± 0.06 a
FR1.73 ± 0.20 b1.00 ± 0.01 b0.85 ± 0.05 a
LED-w2.27 ± 0.09 a1.10 ± 0.02 ab0.84 ± 0.04 a
LED-mix2.31 ± 0.18 a1.13 ± 0.04 a0.83 ± 0.02 a

FW: fresh weight; HPS: high pressure sodium; MH: metal halide; FR: far-red; LED-w: white (red: green: blue = 2:4:3) LED; and LED-mix: mixed (red: green: blue = 4:1:4) LED. Data are presented as the mean ± standard error of mean (n = 9). Different letters (a and b) indicate significant differences (p < 0.05) among treatments.

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