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Table 15 Effect of cultivars and phenolic acid concentrations on photosynthetic pigments, IAA, and phenolic content 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 Concentrations (mg/l) Chlorophyll a Chlorophyll b Carotenoids Total pigments IAA
(μg/g FW)
Phenolic content (mg/100 g FW)
(mg/g FW)
Blanka Control 1.31 0.43 0.42 2.16 27.67 58.65
50 1.58 0.56 0.52 2.65 42.84 90.82
75 1.68 0.66 0.55 2.89 51.08 108.07
100 1.86 0.69 0.57 3.11 54.57 115.90
Line-4 Control 1.26 0.46 0.41 2.13 18.50 39.22
50 1.39 0.54 0.42 2.36 26.56 56.30
75 1.56 0.55 0.49 2.60 35.72 75.72
100 1.60 0.65 0.57 2.82 39.65 84.05
Giza-8 Control 1.01 0.44 0.35 1.80 24.25 51.41
50 1.45 0.55 0.39 2.38 37.81 80.16
75 1.44 0.60 0.46 2.51 52.68 111.69
100 1.33 0.58 0.42 2.33 59.34 125.80
LSD 0.05 0.05 0.13 0.11 0.17 1.30 3.85