International Journal of Food Science / 2020 / Article / Tab 5

Research Article

Phytochemicals in Leaves and Roots of Selected Kenyan Orange Fleshed Sweet Potato (OFSP) Varieties

Table 5

Tannins and soluble oxalates (dry basis) in leaves and roots of nine Kenyan sweet potato varieties.

VarietyPlant partOxalates (mg/100 g)Tannins (g/100 g)

K/KA/2004/215Leaves853.83 ± 26.55c5.05 ± 0.05a
Roots130.58 ± 4.88ij0.09 ± 0.01 g
Kenspot 5Leaves687.93 ± 59.77d4.22 ± 0.33bc
Roots152.52 ± 23.47i0.07 ± 0.00 h
SPK004Leaves827.34 ± 52.59c4.51 ± 0.12b
Roots87.21 ± 1.22 l0.05 ± 0.01i
VitaaLeaves657.38 ± 112.72de4.53 ± 0.17b
Roots25.58 ± 1.45 m0.08 ± 0.01 h
WhiteSPLeaves796.87 ± 9.73c3.84 ± 0.23 cd
Roots98.62 ± 13.43kl0.04 ± 0.00i
KabodeLeaves1369.09 ± 81.47b0.87 ± 0.11j
Roots793.31 ± 40.03c0.10 ± 0.01 g
Kenspot 4Leaves511.62 ± 20.54f4.00 ± 0.39b
Roots235.01 ± 48.73 g0.04 ± 0.00i
SPK031Leaves741.34 ± 87.07c3.57 ± 0.53d
Roots180.98 ± 10.96 h0.13 ± 0.02f
YellowspLeaves1618.71 ± 42.39a2.91 ± 0.14e
Roots122.83 ± 6.69j0.07 ± 0.00 h

Results are means of triplicate samples ± standard deviation; values with similar letters in the same column are not significantly different at .

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