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Table 1 The effect of different vase solutions on total chlorophyll, carotenoid, total soluble protein, and total soluble sugar in gladiolus cut spikes at different stages of vase life

From: Evaluation of Piper betle mediated silver nanoparticle in post-harvest physiology in relation to vase life of cut spike of Gladiolus

Treatment Total chlorophyll (mg g−1 FW) Carotenoid (mg g−1 FW) Total soluble protein (mg g−1 FW) Total soluble sugar (mg g−1 FW)
Days
0th 2nd 5th 7th 9th 12th 0th 2nd 5th 7th 9th 12th 0th 2nd 5th 7th 9th 12th 0th 2nd 5th 7th 9th 12th
Control 0.46 0.38 0.15 0.08 0.067 0.026 3.98 4.72 1.49 73.76 65.98 29.98
T1 0.4 0.29 0.11 0.071 0.051 0.019 4.17 4.77 2.3 80.61 85.87 64.29
T2 0.41 0.35 0.22 0.14 0.072 0.063 0.039 0.024 4.11 4.31 3.53 1.89 75.78 84.29 93.53 71.6
T3 0.43 0.35 0.31 0.17 0.076 0.062 0.052 0.029 4.15 4.89 3.83 2.12 78.74 83.2 83.31 69.76
T4 0.45 0.4 0.3 0.26 0.15 0.079 0.069 0.054 0.045 0.026 4.03 4.41 3.91 2.78 2.17 82.56 85.01 81.96 73.73 52.32
T5 0.4 0.35 0.3 0.21 0.11 0.070 0.061 0.052 0.037 0.019 4.28 4.41 4.01 2.98 2.19 78.32 80.72 74.83 59.76 46.59
Mean 0.46 0.41 0.32 0.25 0.20 0.13 0.08 0.073 0.055 0.043 0.034 0.023 3.98 4.24 4.05 3.52 2.44 2.18 73.76 77.00 74.85 79.58 68.71 49.46
LSD (P ≤ 0.05) 0.07 0.01 1.06 22.96