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Table 4 Effect of cultivars, foliar application of garlic extract, ascorbic acid or nicotinamide and interactions on photosynthetic pigments, IAA and phenolic contents of faba bean

From: Effect of garlic extract, ascorbic acid and nicotinamide on growth, some biochemical aspects, yield and its components of three faba bean (Vicia faba L.) cultivars under sandy soil conditions

TreatmentsChlo-aChlo-bTotal pigmentsIAAPhenolics
 Charactersμg/g F wtμg/g F wtmg/100 g
Cultivars
 V115.985.6823.8547.4657.58
 V216.716.2525.3266.8654.55
 V322.188.1535.5357.9552.47
 LSD at 5%NSNSNSNSNS
Foliar application
 P015.095.8423.1244.0940.98
 P120.517.4133.5660.7553.93
 P218.976.8428.4361.7961.13
 P318.596.6827.8263.0863.42
 LSD at 5%1.120.400.700.370.32
Interactions
 P013.284.8119.9235.3942.59
V1P117.685.7925.7548.6458.39
 P218.226.4527.1553.0663.49
 P314.755.6822.5652.7765.85
 P014.395.6422.1453.3341.49
V2P117.636.7526.9169.9153.91
 P216.126.0124.470.8359.74
 P318.696.6127.8473.3963.05
 P017.67.0827.343.3938.86
V3P126.219.6448.0163.749.49
 P222.598.0733.7561.4860.18
 P322.327.7533.0763.0861.36
 LSD at 5%1.940.741.40.640.56
  1. P0 = spraying with tap water, P1 = foliar application with garlic extract at (5%), P2 = foliar application with ascorbic acid at 200 ppm and P1 = foliar application with nicotinamide at 50 ppm