Ripening  stage

AIM(%DW) WSP(% DW) GuAc (% WSP  DW) DM (%)
1 38.47a (4.39) 6.06a (1.08) 40.58a (2.46) 46.52a (3.75)
2 42.30a (6.75) 5.65a (1.21) 40.99a (2.32) 47.31a (2.61)
3 45.11a,b (6.84) 5.44a (1.40) 44.45a,b (2.42) 45.77a (4.73)
4 47.40b (4.93) 5.14a (1.12) 46.81b (2.41) 36.07b (3.93)
5 39.13c (6.23) 4.67a (0.83) 57.25c (2.68) 37.61b (2.53)
AIM: Alcohol Insoluble Material
WSP: Water Soluble Polysaccharide
GuAc: Galacturonic acid
DM: Degree of Methylation
Data are presented as means with standard deviations of triplicate determinations. Mean values with different small letters in the same column for a given analysis are statistically significant (p<0.05)
Table 4: Characteristics of polysaccharides extracted from jujube cultivar P3 during ripening.