Table I. Anthocyanin and chlorophyll content of AC and pe leaves

Data represent the mean of n = 5 ± se. Asterisks denote significant differences between genotypes of the same developmental stage (***, P < 0.001) as determined by Student’s t tests.

CompoundMature LeavesMeristematic Leaves
ACpeACpe
Anthocyanin content (AU 535 nm g−1 FW)12.4 ± 2.1***1.9 ± 0.613.1 ± 1.0***5.4 ± 0.63
Chlorophyll content (μg mL−1)54.8 ± 2.053.3 ± 3.167.3 ± 0.666.4 ± 0.8