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Table 4 Effect of irrigation system and α-tocopherol foliar spray on TSS, polysaccharides, total carbohydrate (mg/g dry wt), free amino acids and proline content (mg/g 100 dry wt) on Sweet corn plant grown under sandy soil conditions

From: Physiological response of sweet corn (Zea mays Ls.) grown under sandy soil to α-tocopherol treatments and different irrigation systems

Treatment Carbohydrates TSS Polysaccharides Free amino acid Proline
mg/g dry weight    mg/100 g dry weight
Irrigation systems
Sprinkler 311.81 28.02 383.39 98.56 12.63
Dripping 317.81 28.56 289.79 100.59 13.99
L.S.D at 5% 0.84 0.52 0.81 0.113 0.562
α-Tocopherol concentration
Control 298.36 27.54 269.09 79.23 11.4
100 mg/L 315.29 28.00 287.29 106.12 13.32
200 mg/L 330.97 29.27 303.38 113.52 15.21
L.S.D at 5% 1.87 0.41 1.74 0.358 0.144
Interaction
Sprinkler      
 Control 296.55 28.62 266.63 78.77 10.88
 100 mg/L 312.67 27.77 284.44 104.69 13.04
 200 mg/L 326.62 27.67 299.1 112.22 13.98
Dripping      
 Control 300.17 27.52 271.55 79.68 11.92
 100 mg/L 317.91 28.23 290.14 107.56 13.61
 200 mg/L 335.33 29.92 307.66 114.47 16.43
 L.S.D at 5% 2.65 0.561 2.47 0.506 0.204
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