Table II.

Variance of amino acid concentrations of 22 plants, error variance, and the variance ratio test

df, Degrees of freedom.

Amino AcidVariance (21 df)Error Variance (8 df)Variance Ratio
Glu1,2085.108,772.001.38a
Ser1,912.071,719.001.11a
Asp351.541,435.000.24a
Gln419.9169.906.01b
Thr147.99207.000.71a
His/Val437.4279.405.51b
Lys231.2677.602.98a
Leu/Ile374.8761.706.08b
Gly356.89348.001.03a
Phe156.4835.004.47c
Ala128.59128.001.00a
Tyr117.4938.603.04a
Arg23.825.654.22c
Pro6.715.931.13a
Asn102.998.3012.41b
Orn11.5210.501.10a
    Total69,609.163,7621.09a
  • a P > 0.05 (not significant).

  • b P < 0.01.

  • c P ≤ 0.05.