International Journal of Agronomy / 2020 / Article / Tab 4

Research Article

Variability in Prolificacy, Total Carotenoids, Lutein, and Zeaxanthin of Yellow Small-Ear Waxy Corn Germplasm

Table 4

The carotenoid profiles of top five small-ear waxy corn genotypes based on cluster analysis and four check varieties in two different seasons.

GenotypeRainy (µg g−1 FW)Dry (µg g−1 FW)

Top 5
KKU-WX1120873.20c7.26a0.66c–e18.11a1.40 cd2.88b0.36d–k5.98bc
KKU-WX2210403.08c4.46cd0.55f–o8.94 cd0.90gh2.31ef0.37c–j5.43c–f
Check Varieties
Check 11.92g2.39j–n0.52h–r5.66i-o1.08f2.83bc0.43bc5.56b–d
Check 21.15kl1.13s–v0.52h–r3.88o–r0.55n–q0.53p–t0.37c–j2.89p–v
Check 30.94l–p2.93g–j0.61d–h5.66i–o0.44q–s0.72l–q0.33g–n2.44t–w
Check 40.06 t0.02y0.48l–r1.01t0.05u0.05x0.35e–l0.78y

Both tested accessions and check varieties were ranked on the basis of the overall content of carotenoids fractions. L = Lutein, Z = Zeaxanthin, BC = Beta-carotene, TC = Total carotenoids, FW = fresh weight. Means followed by different letters within the same column are significantly different based on LSD at .

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