Table I.

Soluble sugar content of the isolated pea chloroplast fraction from control and temperature-shocked plants

TreatmentMaltoseGlucoseFructoseTrehalose
μmol mg−1 Chlμmol mg−1 Chlμmol mg−1 Chlμmol mg−1 Chl
Control 18°C0.002 ± 0.0010.017 ± 0.0050.005 ± 0.0030.001 ± 0.001
Cold Shock 5°C 24 h0.005 ± 0.0010.046 ± 0.0110.015 ± 0.0020.002 ± 0.001
Heat Shock 40°C 30 min0.001 ± 0.0000.028 ± 0.0040.011 ± 0.0050.002 ± 0.001