Decreased produce quality
No effect on produce quality
Polyversum WP treated Buckwheat sprouts, cv. 'Panda' and 'Kora', showed no difference in antioxidant activity of FRAP 4' (-4%) and FRAP 60' (-2.7%), no difference in ratio FRAP 4'/FRAP 60' (+1.2%), significantly decreased DPPH (-20.1%), no difference in ACW (-0.8%), no difference in ACL (-5.2%), decreased total polyphenols (-4.3%), no difference in rutoside (-3.3%), no difference in oxalic acid (+6.4%), no difference in malic acid (+8.5%), no difference in citric acid (+26.9%), no difference in succinic acid (-15.5%) and no difference in fumaric acid (-12.8%), when averaged across cultivars, compared to untreated control plants.
Indoors, controlled conditions (21 °C; natural light), seeds grown on sprouting plate for 14 days
Buckwheat, Fagopyrum esculentum
2 g powder/500 mL water
Microorganisms and Biostimulants Impact on the Antioxidant Activity of Buckwheat (Fagopyrum esculentum Moench) Sprouts