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Table 2 The effect of different vase solutions on the activity of superoxide dismutase, catalase, and lipid peroxidation 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 Superoxide dismutase activity (units min−1 mg−1 protein) Catalase activity (μmol min−1 mg−1 protein) Lipid peroxidation (μmol TBARS content g−1 FW)
Days
0th 2nd 5th 7th 9th 12th 0th 2nd 5th 7th 9th 12th 0th 2nd 5th 7th 9th 12th
Control 2.3 2.48 1.27 12.12 10.5 6.07     40.64 69.68 100.64
T1 3.31 2.36 1.02 11.21 8.12 5.33    61.29 87.32 117.42
T2 3.38 4.07 2.23 1.78 10.1 9.15 8.05 5.43   59.68 69.68 81.22 98.84
T3 3.29 4.2 2.35 1.45 11.31 10.04 8.24 6.03   57.42 68.09 76.74 91.79
T4 3.58 4.34 2.32 2.07 1.22 10.91 10.11 9.03 7.26 5.42 51.56 63.06 73.76 86.8 99.34
T5 3.48 4.14 2.47 1.81 1.17 11.27 10.39 8.34 7.16 4.62 55.56 65.16 78.81 89.78 106.21
Mean 2.3 3.25 3.40 2.08 1.78 1.20 12.12 10.88 8.98 7.80 6.47 5.02 40.64 59.20 75.66 85.59 91.80 102.78
LSD (P ≤ 0.05) 0.69 2.19 40.31