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Table 1 Photosynthetic parameter of P. ternata under control and shade environments

From: Full-length transcriptome analysis of shade-induced promotion of tuber production in Pinellia ternata

Photosynthetic parameter Light condition
Control Shade
Chlorophyll a content (mg. g− 1 DM) 3.07 ± 0.17 4.88 ± 0.32*
Chlorophyll b content (mg. g−1 DM) 1.05 ± 0.11 2.11 ± 0.18*
Chlorophyll (a + b) content (mg. g−1 DM) 4.12 ± 0.28 6.99 ± 0.49*
Chlorophylla:b 2.93 ± 0.15 2.32 ± 0.08*
Initial fluorescence (F0) 219.54 ± 13.61 247.33 ± 11.90*
Maximal fluorescence (Fm) 1153.46 ± 162.29 1240.17 ± 6.39*
qP 0.91 ± 0.039 0.97 ± 0.012*
NPQ 0.027 ± 0.005 0.016 ± 0.008*
  1. Data are presented as means ± sd from three replicates with 30 explants in each replicate. * indicates significant difference between control and shade (P < 0.05)