Cultivar / Skin colour

Phenolic Compounds [mg•100g-1 FW]

Antiradical Activity [%]

Total Phenols

Phenyl-propanoids

Flavonols

Anthocyanins

DPPH• neutralization

Alibaba / white

 

 

 

 

 

harvest

78.5 cd*

8.3 a

9.8 a

6.6 abcd

5.4 a

storage

82.3 d

8.8 a

10.7 a

8.3 def

4.5 a

Efekt / yellow

 

 

 

 

 

harvest

105.0 efg

22.8 ef

37.6 f

10.7 gh

10.7 ef

storage

99.5 e

21.1 e

36.7 ef

10.5 gh

5.4 a

Kristine / yellow

 

 

 

 

 

harvest

99.7 e

17.5 d

30.3 d

7.4 bcde

8.1 bcd

storage

106.5 efg

23.2 ef

40.2 fg

10.0 fgh

6.3 ab

Tęcza / yellow

 

 

 

 

 

harvest

65.9 b

13.3 b

23.1 c

5.0 a

8.3 cd

storage

73.5 bc

14.4 bc

22.3 c

7.9 cde

5.3 a

Zorza / yellow

 

 

 

 

 

harvest

77.9 cd

15.0 cd

24.9 d

8.6 efg

8.3 bc

storage

53.6 a

10.1 a

15.8 b

6.0 ab

4.6 a

LR/2 (breeding line) / yellow

 

 

 

 

 

harvest

78.4 cd

16.2 bcd

29.3 d

6.3 abc

10.0 de

storage

103.8 efg

21.8 e

38.4 fg

10.0 fgh

6.3 ab

Scarlet F1 / purple

 

 

 

 

 

harvest

112.0 g

21.8 e

38.6 fg

11.1 hi

15.2 h

storage

122.4 h

25.0 f

42.9 g

13.9 j

11.9 fg

Wenta / purple

 

 

 

 

 

harvest

101.6 ef

15.8 bcd

32.0 de

10.6 gh

18.5 i

storage

108.5 fg

22.3 ef

37.0 f

12.6 ij

10.7 ef

NOE 8 (breeding line) / purple

 

 

 

 

 

harvest

80.9 cd

16.4 cd

30.9 d

10.7 gh

13.6 gh

storage

78.0 cd

16.9 cd

29.4 d

10.7 ghi

10.2 ef

*values marked with the same letter within columns do not differ significantly at α=0.05
Table 1: Level of phenolics compounds and antiradical activity in flesh of examined onion bulbs.