Vitamin E content during development of some seedlings

  • Franzen J
  • Haaß M
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Abstract

Vitamin E content was investigated during seedling development of Picea abies, Zea mays and Phaseolus aureus. While α-tocopherol was found in all organs, β- and γ-tocopherol and α-tocotrienol appeared depending on species and state of development. The pattern of components was correlated with the physiological facts as related to differences between germination of gymnosperms and angiosperms. © 1991.

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  • Gramineae
  • Leguminosae
  • Phaseolus aureus
  • Picea abies
  • Pinaceae
  • Zea mays
  • seedling development
  • tocopherols
  • tocotrienols.
  • vitamin E

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Authors

  • Jorgen Franzen

  • Michael M. Haaß

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