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Table 21 Effect of interaction between benzoic, t-cinnamic and salicylic acids on photosynthetic pigments, IAA and phenolic contents of flax cultivars 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 Treatments
(mg/L)
Chlorophyll a Chlorophyll b Carotenoids Total pigments IAA
(μg/g FW)
Phenolic content(mg/100 g FW)
(mg/g FW)
Blanka Control 1.313 0.433 0.415 2.161 27.67 58.65
Benzoic acid 50 1.653 0.591 0.550 2.794 43.75 92.75
75 1.988 0.662 0.641 3.291 48.02 101.79
100 1.950 0.704 0.555 3.209 53.30 113.00
T-cinnamic acid 50 1.381 0.491 0.453 2.325 42.42 89.92
75 1.406 0.514 0.477 2.396 51.75 109.71
100 1.707 0.504 0.568 2.779 54.39 115.30
Salicylic acid 50 1.711 0.584 0.543 2.838 42.35 89.78
75 1.632 0.807 0.545 2.985 53.47 112.71
100 1.910 0.850 0.583 3.343 56.02 119.39
Line-4 Control 1.257 0.462 0.407 2.126 18.50 39.22
Benzoic acid 50 1.541 0.489 0.506 2.536 25.36 53.76
75 1.602 0.537 0.492 2.631 35.44 75.12
100 1.334 0.457 0.449 2.240 34.42 72.96
T-cinnamic acid 50 1.326 0.481 0.425 2.232 24.75 52.47
75 1.616 0.573 0.534 2.723 30.75 65.19
100 1.743 0.671 0.591 3.004 36.13 76.60
Salicylic acid 50 1.316 0.649 0.337 2.303 29.56 62.67
75 1.473 0.530 0.443 2.447 40.97 86.85
100 1.733 0.823 0.666 3.222 48.40 102.60
Giza-8 Control 1.006 0.439 0.351 1.796 24.25 51.41
Benzoic acid 50 1.560 0.589 0.289 2.438 35.25 74.72
75 1.447 0.585 0.452 2.484 40.25 85.33
100 1.498 0.613 0.475 2.585 50.97 108.05
T-cinnamic acid 50 1.422 0.531 0.397 2.351 37.30 79.08
75 1.614 0.593 0.576 2.783 61.00 129.32
100 1.137 0.593 0.340 2.069 61.80 131.02
Salicylic acid 50 1.354 0.535 0.470 2.359 40.89 86.68
75 1.269 0.618 0.365 2.253 56.80 120.42
100 1.356 0.537 0.443 2.335 65.25 138.33
LSD 0.05 0.11 0.071 0.053 0.125 2.23 4.72