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Table 1 PA content in leaves, stems, flowers and roots of parental and F1 hybrid plants

From: Lotus tenuis x L. corniculatus interspecific hybridization as a means to breed bloat-safe pastures and gain insight into the genetic control of proanthocyanidin biosynthesis in legumes

Sample Soluble proanthocyanidins Insoluble proanthocyanidins Total proanthocyanidins
Mean   S.D. Ranks Mean   S.D. Ranks Mean   S.D. Ranks
Leaves Lc 10.84 ± 1.51 65.5 e 12.3 ± 4.14 63.5 c 25.85 ± 4.85 65.5 d
LH1 1.08 ± 0.18 41.6 cd 4.71 ± 0.98 37.3 b 5.79 ± 0.94 37.8 bc
LH2 0.58 ± 0.30 25.7 bc 4.25 ± 1.58 32.3 b 4.83 ± 1.67 29.8 b
LH3 0.50 ± 0.12 24.0 b 3.97 ± 1.92 29.3 b 4.47 ± 1.91 27.8 b
LH4 1.71 ± 0.58 50.8 de 5.86 ± 1.99 45.2 b 7.58 ± 2.42 46.7 c
  Lt 0.06 ± 0.02 6.0 a 0.93 ± 0.34 6.0 a 0.99 ± 0.34 6.0 a
Stems Lc 0.37 ± 0.16 52.5 d 2.49 ± 1.15 46.9 c 2.82 ± 1.13 48.5 c
LH1 0.07 ± 0.04 23.7 abc 1.16 ± 0.70 24.6 b 1.23 ± 0.73 24.3 b
LH2 0.11 ± 0.06 31.2 bc 1.47 ± 0.41 36.5 bc 1.58 ± 0.42 36.0 bc
LH3 0.14 ± 0.06 36.8 c 1.07 ± 0.35 24.9 b 1.20 ± 0.36 26.3 b
LH4 0.05 ± 0.04 17.1 ab 1.07 ± 0.24 26.7 b 1.11 ± 0.26 24.6 b
  Lt 0.03 ± 0.01 11.1 a 0.40 ± 0.04 6.5 a 0.43 ± 0.04 6.3 a
Flowers Lt 12.43 ± 2.36   d 14.55 ± 2.79   c 26.97 ± 0.76   c
  LH1 9.14 ± 1.84   bc 11.97 ± 4.07   bc 21.11 ± 5.87   bc
LH2 9.62 ± 0.14   cd 14.17 ± 2.61   c 23.80 ± 2.59   c
LH3 6.19 ± 1.57   ab 7.65 ± 4.11   ab 13.84 ± 2.94   a
LH4 8.97 ± 1.47   bc 6.78 ± 1.96   ab 15.74 ± 3.21   ab
  Lc 3.88 ± 2.22   a 5.70 ± 3.18   a 9.58 ± 4.33   a
Roots Lc 0.46 ± 0.13   a 0.65 ± 0.10   b 1.12 ± 0.19   ab
LH1 0.82 ± 0.34   bc 0.72 ± 0.11   bc 1.54 ± 0.38   bc
LH2 0.86 ± 0.18   c 0.66 ± 0.17   bc 1.52 ± 0.34   bc
LH3 0.47 ± 0.18   a 0.36 ± 0.14   a 0.83 ± 0.30   a
LH4 0.50 ± 0.10   ab 0.36 ± 0.14   a 0.86 ± 0.21   a
  Lt 0.74 ± 0.18   bc 0.96 ± 0.10   c 1.70 ± 0.26   c
  1. Samples are as in Figure 2. Values are expressed as mg PA g-1 of dry weight ± standard deviation. Within each organs block means with a similar letter do not differ significantly (p < 0.05).