Amino Acid Digang Nerica-1 Jasmine-85 Nerica-2 Sikamo
Glutamic acid+Lysine - - - - -
Histidine - - - 0.92 -
Threonine 10.70a 21.17e 11.86b 17.58d 13.49c
Isoleucine 1.96a 3.55e 2.04b 3.51d 2.98c
Leucine 4.13a 6.81d 4.82b 7.27e 5.95c
Phenylalanine 3.55a 4.91d 3.80b 5.03e 4.45c
Tryptophan - - - - -
Valine - - - - -
Total EAA 20.72 36.42 22.5 33.36 26.88
Glycine - - - - -
Serine 13.69b 29.30e 12.53a 17.03d 15.71c
Aspartic acid 4.72a 7.56e 5.07b 7.50d 5.86c
Alanine 3.46a 7.27e 4.22b 7.14d 5.32c
Tyrosine 1.07a 2.93e 1.50b 2.70d 2.10c
Proline - 2.11c 1.52a 2.28d 1.68b
Arginine 3.17a 5.76e 3.88b 5.71d 4.44c
Total NEAA 26.16 54.9 28.68 42.36 35.16
*Different letters in the same row between corresponding pairs indicates significant differences (P<0.05) by Tukey’s test. Not detected
Table 1: Amino Acid Composition of Ghanaian rice varieties (g/kg).