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Table 1 Concentration of sucrose, glucose and fructose on a fresh weight basis in sugarcane tissues of cultivar Q117 as measured by HPLC.

From: Identification of drought-response genes and a study of their expression during sucrose accumulation and water deficit in sugarcane culms

Tissue1 Sugars (mg/g FW) ± SE
  Sucrose Glucose Fructose
LFE 13.17 ± 2.48a 1.72 ± 0.42a 2.14 ± 0.73a
I4-5 9.07 ± 3.42a 14.59 ± 2.07b 12.68 ± 1.86b
I7-8 44.87 ± 6.44b 14.87 ± 1.03b 11.47 ± 1.01b
I13-14 124.84 ± 12.97c 1.07 ± 0.36a 1.21 ± 0.36a
  1. 1LFE = last fully expanded leaf, I4-5 = internodes 4 and 5, I7-8 = internodes 7 and 8, I13-14 = internodes 13 and 14. Means are shown ± standard error of the mean (SE) (n = 3).
  2. aWithin a column, numbers with the same letter are not significantly different based on LSD test from one-way analysis of variance (P ≤ 0.05).