Cultivar / Skin colour

Phenolic Compounds [mg•100g-1 FW]

Caffeic
and chlorogenic acid
(A)

Flavonoid glycosides
[as rutine equivalent]
(B)

Free flavonoids
[as quercetin equivalent]
(C)

Alibaba / white

 

 

 

harvest

-

-

-

storage

-

-

-

Efekt / yellow

 

 

 

harvest

1.43 h*

15.37 bcd

3.90 ab

storage

0.67 d

14.74 bcd

2.79 a

Kristine / yellow

 

 

 

harvest

1.06 f

16.23 bcd

4.18 abc

storage

1.06 f

14.76 bcd

2.92 ab

Tęcza / yellow

 

 

 

harvest

0.40 c

13.35 abc

4.65 abc

storage

0.37 bc

10.20 abc

4.77 abc

Zorza / yellow

 

 

 

harvest

0.27 b

11.52 abc

6.33 c

storage

0.46 c

6.89 a

2.98 ab

LR/2 (breeding line) / yellow

 

 

 

harvest

0.76 de

9.32 ab

3.74 ab

storage

0.81 e

12.23 abc

3.84 ab

Scarlet F1 / purple

 

 

 

harvest

-

-

-

storage

1.27 g

29.87 e

3.34 ab

Wenta / purple

 

 

 

harvest

1.48 h

21.24 d

4.02 abc

storage

1.15 f

17.08 cd

5.19 bc

NOE 8 (breeding line) / purple

 

 

 

harvest

0.37 bc

10.59 abc

4.43 abc

storage

0.05 a

13.03 abc

3.43 ab

*values marked with the same letter within columns do not differ significantly at α=0.05
Table 2: Level of phenolics compounds measured by HPLC in flesh of examined onion bulbs.