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Variation in Total Amino Acid Percentage in Different Portions of Peanut Cotyledons¹

Authors: Allan R. Hovis , Clyde T. Young , Peter Y. P. Tai

  • Variation in Total Amino Acid Percentage in Different Portions of Peanut Cotyledons¹

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    Variation in Total Amino Acid Percentage in Different Portions of Peanut Cotyledons¹

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Abstract

Six peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.) varieties were analyzed for amino acid concentration among four consecutive sections across the two cotyledons. Significant differences were found among varieties (average 60 of total variation), among seeds (average 15 of total variation), and for some amino acids between sections (average 2.7 of total variation). With the exception of glutamic acid, proline, and histidine, varietal differences accounted for most of the variability found. Therefore, it appears that partial seed analysis for amino acids may be useful in genetic studies and for breeding selections.

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Keywords: peanuts, Arachis hypogaea L, amino acids, Groundnuts

How to Cite:

Hovis, A. & Young, C. & Tai, P., (1982) “Variation in Total Amino Acid Percentage in Different Portions of Peanut Cotyledons¹”, Peanut Science 9(1), p.44-46. doi: https://doi.org/10.3146/i0095-3679-9-1-13

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01 Jan 1982
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Author Notes

1Paper No. 6158 of the Journal Series of the North Carolina Agricultural Research Service, Raleigh, N.C.