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Table 9 Effect of phenolic acid concentrations 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

Concentrations (mg/L) Chlorophyll a (mg/g FW) Chlorophyll b (mg/g FW) Carotenoids
(mg/g FW)
Total pigments
(mg/g FW)
IAA
(μg/g FW)
Phenolic content (mg/100 g FW)
Control 1.192 0.445 0.391 2.028 23.47 49.76
50 1.506 0.559 0.453 2.518 35.74 75.76
75 1.561 0.602 0.503 2.666 49.49 104.60
100 1.596 0.639 0.519 2.754 48.18 102.47
LSD 0.05 0.022 0.031 0.015 0.11 1.150 1.060