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Table 3 Vitamin contents of different sexes of Dioscorea species found in Tripura

From: Sex-specific variations in phytochemicals and antimicrobial potentiality of Dioscorea

Name of the plants Vitamins (mg/g of the sample)
Ascorbic acid Thiamine Riboflavin
M F M F M F
Dioscorea alata 13.49 ± 3.64 18.26 ± 1.37# 1.14 ± 0.16 1.26 ± 0.11# 1.75 ± 0.26 1.87 ± 0.2#
Dioscorea hamiltonii 10.31 ± 2.75 12.7 ± 3.64# 1.15 ± 0.09 1.03 ± 0.16# 0.82 ± 0.07 0.98 ± 0.12#
Dioscorea oppositifolia 19.84 ± 3.63 26.19 ± 2.38# 0.94 ± 0.14 1.14 ± 0.16# 0.78 ± 0.11 1.14 ± 0.08c
Dioscorea pubera 14.29 ± 2.38 15.88 ± 1.37# 0.85 ± 0.07 0.99 ± 0.11c 1.02 ± 0.08 0.94 ± 0.14#
Dioscorea wallichii 9.52 ± 2.38 12.7 ± 1.4# 1.25 ± 0.13 1.11 ± 0.12c 1.18 ± 0.1 1.13 ± 0.24#
  1. M male, F female, significant level 5%
  2. #Not significant
  3. a< 0.001
  4. b< 0.01
  5. c< 0.05