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Table 1 Effects of MeJA, SA and ABA on assessment of total phenolic content, total flavonoid content, total anthocyanin content and β-carotene content in sweet potato root

From: Plant-growth regulators alter phytochemical constituents and pharmaceutical quality in Sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas L.)

Treatments TPC (mg GAE /g DM) TFC (mg QE /g DM) TAC (mg Cy3GE/g DM) β-carotene (mg/g DM)
Control 5.74 ± 0.35d 1.78 ± 0.02d 0.20 ± 0.01d 20.90 ± 2.11c
MeJA 9.42 ± 0.33a 5.96 ± 0.31a 0.66 ± 0.04a 56.77 ± 3.56a
SA 8.26 ± 0.31b 5.17 ± 0.22b 0.28 ± 0.03c 41.29 ± 2.88b
ABA 7.60 ± 0.27c 4.88 ± 0.02c 0.52 ± 0.02b 40.11 ± 3.15b
  1. Data are means of triplicate measurements ± standard deviation. Means not sharing a common single letter in each column for each measurement were significantly different at P < 0.05