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Table 3 Zn, phytic acid and their molar ratio in the brown rice of cross-bred progenies

From: Combination of High Zn Density and Low Phytic Acid for Improving Zn Bioavailability in Rice (Oryza stavia L.) Grain

Progeny Number of lines Zn (mg/kg) PA (mg/g) [PA]/[Zn] (molar ratio)
Mean CV Mean CV Mean CV
Total 120 33.94 0.36 5.45 0.33 17.75 0.46
Wild-type 24 21.48c 0.17 6.88a 0.13 31.87a 0.08
LLZ-type 35 42.63b 0.13 7.24a 0.09 16.92b 0.12
Lpa-type 29 21.23c 0.19 3.62b 0.22 16.82b 0.13
DM-type 32 45.30a 0.19 4.06b 0.13 8.89c 0.12
  1. Different letters behind the values indicate statistically significant differences by LSD (P < 0.05)