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Table 3 Effect of IAA (a) or GA3 (b), and IAA + GA3 (c) (0, 25, and 50 mg/l) on photosynthetic pigments (μg/100 g fresh wt) of mungbean plants grown under sandy soil

From: Improving quality and quantity of mungbean plant via foliar application of plant growth regulators in sandy soil conditions

a—IAA
Characters IAA (mg/l) LSD 5%
0 25 50
Chlo a 797.64 865.42 896.64 6.40
Chlo b 356.09 390.01 400.28 3.20
Carotenoids 250.77 272.10 281.89 2.20
Total pigments 1404.49 1527.52 1578.81 8.30
b—GA3
Characters GA (mg/l) LSD 5%
0 25 50
Chlo a 797.47 859.29 902.93 8.24
Chlo b 356.01 383.61 406.76 4.80
Carotenoids 250.71 270.15 283.89 2.80
Total pigments 1404.19 1513.04 1593.58 8.40
c—IAA + GA3
IAA (mg/l) GA3 (mg/l) Chlo a Chlo b Carotenoids Total pigments
0 0 750.27 334.94 235.87 1321.08
25 805.82 359.74 253.34 1418.90
50 836.82 373.58 263.08 1473.49
25 0 803.82 358.85 252.71 1415.38
25 868.78 387.85 273.13 1529.75
50 923.66 423.33 290.45 1637.44
50 0 838.32 374.25 263.56 1476.13
25 903.27 403.24 283.97 1590.48
50 948.32 423.36 298.14 1669.82
LSD 5% 6.80 4.20 2.40 4.60