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Table 8 Influence of ABA on the contents of various fractions of pectin (µg galacturonic acids/g dry matter) of olives during ripening

From: Effect of the exogenous application of abscisic acid (ABA) at fruit set and at veraison on cell ripeness of olives Olea europaea L. and the extractability of phenolic compounds in virgin olive oil

Treatment Soluble pectins Protopectins
Harvest date Control ABA (N) ABA (V) Control ABA (N) ABA (V)
09-Sept 1922 15,246
21-Sept 1846 2035 1701 18,604 10,334 17,867
03-Oct 1928 2202 1967 12,888 9597 13,639
14-Oct 1771 2365 2089 11,613 5696 11,389
25-Oct 2525 2875 2147 9288 2974 8690
07-Nov 2934 2410 7150 6312
19-Nov 3011 2550 6239 3794
05-Dec 3198 4572
  1. ABA (N) treatment at fruit set, ABA (V) treatment at veraison