Table 2: Evolution of amino acid composition (in g/100 g dry matter basis) of male and female date palm sap during collection period (B).

Amino acid (g/100 g MS)Male sapFemale sap
1 day7 days14 days21 days28 days35 days 42 days1 day7 days14 days21 days28 days35 days42 days

Total essential amino acid0.149 ± 0.0010.185 ± 0.0040.221 ± 0.010.27 ± 00.383 ± 0.030.397 ± 0.010.354 ± 0.0060.239 ± 0.0020.31 ± 0.0030.278 ± 0.010.238 ± 00.326 ± 0.0040.376 ± 0.0080.515 ± 0.01

Total nonessential amino acid2.693 ± 0.021.619 ± 0.031.632 ± 0.021.427 ± 0.0151.331 ± 0.021.449 ± 0.041.611 ± 0.020.953 ± 0.0151.043 ± 0.0151.008 ± 0.031.148 ± 0.0151.109 ± 0.0081.621 ± 0.0082.254 ± 0.008

Means in the same line, with different small letters, are significantly different ( < 0.05).