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Table 4 Glucose, fructose and sucrose content in different tissues of sugarcane cultivar Q117 15 days after imposition of water deficit.

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

  Glucose2
(mg/g DW)
Fructose
(mg/g DW)
Sucrose
(mg/g DW)
Moisture content
(%)
Tissue1 Water deficit Control Water deficit Control Water deficit Control Water deficit Control
LFE 4.98 ± 0.42a 4.31 ± 1.27a 2.52 ± 0.17a 2.71 ± 0.69a 5.10 ± 0.25b 48.81 ± 1.83a 37.3 ± 0.12a 66.0 ± 0.58b
M-I2 46.83 ± 9.16a 28.41 ± 1.10a 45.30 ± 3.95b 27.96 ± 0.83a 95.37 ± 5.48a 104.94 ± 4.39a 81.1 ± 0.56a 88.9 ± 0.85b
I4-5 137.47 ± 10.43a 117.39 ± 10.60a 106.77 ± 9.81a 100.57 ± 10.99a 82.24 ± 19.03a 131.34 ± 36.46a 79.0 ± 0.34a 88.9 ± 1.11b
I7-8 84.71 ± 5.5a 73.75 ± 7.34a 66.97 ± 7.38a 55.11 ± 5.48a 259.46 ± 34.20a 396.86 ± 53.67a 74.8 ± 1.06a 81.7 ± 1.58b
LI 16.30 ± 0.55b 9.69 ± 1.05a 16.17 ± 1.18b 11.24 ± 1.22a 379.10 ± 24.69a 369.38 ± 29.56a 69.7 ± 3.51a 68.7 ± 3.11a
  1. 1 LFE = last fully expanded leaf, M-I2 = meristem to internode 2, I4-5 = internodes 4 and 5, I7-8 = internodes 7 and 8, LI = lowest internode.
  2. 2Data are presented as mean values (n = 3). Between treatment and control for each type of sugars, numbers with different letters are significantly different based on Student t-test (P ≤ 0.05)