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Table 2 Production of photosynthetic pigments (mg g−1 leaf fresh weight) in leaves from 15 DALV

From: Shoot tip culture: a step towards 13C metabolite flux analysis of sink leaf metabolism

Light intensities Chlorophyll (mg g−1) Chl (a/b) Carotenoids (mg g−1)
Chl a Chl b Total (a + b)
5 µmol/m2/s 1.11 ± 0.09a 0.66 ± 0.02a 1.77 ± 0.11a 1.68a 0.23 ± 0.02a
10 µmol/m2/s 1.15 ± 0.04a 0.76 ± 0.08a 1.91 ± 0.11a 1.52a 0.20 ± 0.01a
20 µmol/m2/s 1.27 ± 0.05ab 1.12 ± 0.04b 2.38 ± 0.04b 1.13b 0.20 ± 0.02a
30 µmol/m2/s 1.46 ± 0.11b 1.20 ± 0.07b 2.66 ± 0.09c 1.21b 0.22 ± 0.05a
  1. Shoot tip culture reared under different light intensities (mean ± standard error, n = 5). For statistics, data were evaluated by one-way Anova, followed by Tukey HSD test and statistical difference (p < 0.05) was indicated by different letters