Table 2: Effect of gamma radiation treatment on viscosity (Pa·s ± SDx) of honey measured at 25°C.

Honey brandControl5 kGy7.5 kGy10 kGy15 kGy

I7.9b  ±  1.08.0b  ±  0.88.0b  ±  1.07.9b  ±  1.27.9b  ±  1.0
II8.5b  ±  0.48.3b  ±  0.038.3b  ±  0.38.4b  ±  0.28.4b  ±  0.4
III3.6c  ±  0.33.5c  ±  0.23.5c  ±  0.23.5c  ±  0.13.5c  ±  0.4
IV16.0a  ±  1.016.0a  ±  0.615.8a  ±  1.015.8a  ±  0.416.0a  ±  1.0
V2.4d  ±  0.32.3d  ±  0.12.3d  ±  0.32.3d  ±  0.22.3d  ±  0.2
VI9.6b  ±  0.39.6b  ±  0.19.6b  ±  1.09.6b  ±  0.79.6b  ±  0.2
VII3.4c  ±  0.13.4c  ±  1.03.3c  ±  1.03.3c  ±  0.73.3c  ±  1.0

Standard deviation; letters depict the significance of differences in mean values when analyzed by one-way analysis of variance (ANOVA). Same letter across the row or column indicates insignificant differences, whereas different letters indicate significant differences ( ≤ 0.05).