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Table 12 Effect of cultivars and benzoic, t-cinnamic, and salicylic acids on photosynthetic pigments, IAA, and phenolic contents of flax plants grown under sandy soil conditions (data are means of two successive seasons)

From: Comparative studies on the role of benzoic, t-cinnamic, and salicylic acids on growth, some biochemical aspects, and yield of three flax cultivars grown under sandy soil conditions

Cultivars Materials Chlorophyll a Chlorophyll b Carotenoids Total pigments IAA
(μg/g FW)
Phenolic content (mg/100 g FW)
(mg/g FW)
Blanka Benzoic a 1.726 0.598 0.540 2.864 43.19 91.55
T-cinnamic 1.498 0.503 0.499 2.500 49.52 104.98
Salicylic 1.751 0.747 0.557 3.055 50.61 107.29
Line-4 Benzoic 1.434 0.486 0.464 2.383 28.43 60.27
T-cinnamic 1.507 0.667 0.482 2.657 39.64 84.04
Salicylic 1.562 0.575 0.517 2.653 30.54 64.75
Giza-8 Benzoic 1.378 0.557 0.392 2.326 37.68 79.88
T-cinnamic 1.326 0.563 0.426 2.316 54.31 115.14
Salicylic 1.391 0.572 0.438 2.401 53.37 113.14
LSD 0.05 0.11 0.05 0.03 0.13 1.21 2.15