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Table 1 Effect of exogenous ABA on seed reserve parameters

From: Transcriptome profiling identifies ABA mediated regulatory changes towards storage filling in developing seeds of castor bean (Ricinus communis L.)

Seed treatment Protein content (mg/seed) Lipid content (mg/seed) Sugar content (mg/seed) Dry Weight (mg/seed)
Control 5.9 ± 1.3 1.78 ± 0.4 12.58 ± 2.5 25.9 ± 1.2
ABA 5.2 ± 1.1 3.23 ± 0.8* 15.01 ± 2.8* 27.4 ± 1.6
  1. *Statistically significant at P < 0.05 as student’s t test procedure.