Skip to main content

Table 2 Amino acid contents (μmol g −1 fw) in leaves

From: Humic substances stimulate maize nitrogen assimilation and amino acid metabolism at physiological and molecular level

Amino acid Treatment
  C 1 5
Aspartate 1.74 ± 0.3 1.97 ± 0.52 1.8 ± 0.45
Threonine 2.78 ± 0.92 3.06 ± 0.96 2.76 ± 0.92
Isoleucine 1.31 ± 0.27 1.46 ± 0.35 1.3 ± 0.62
Lysine 1.36 ± 0.32 1.53 ± 0.47 1.3 ± 0.31
Asparagine 1.7 ± 0.4 1.55 ± 0.18 2.4 ± 0.39
Glutamate 2.85 ± 0.90 3.19 ± 0.96 2.71 ± 0.52
  1. Seedlings were grown for 14 days in a Hoagland modified complete nutrient solution (0) and treated for the last 2 days with HS concentrations of 0, 1 and 5 mg C L−1. Mean values ± SD were obtained from five independent measurements.