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Table 4 Fatty acid composition (%) of oil of mash bean seeds

From: Compositional studies and biological activities of some mash bean (Vigna mungo (L.) Hepper) cultivars commonly consumed in Pakistan

Fatty acid NARC-Mash-1 NARC-Mash-2 NARC-Mash-3 NARC-Mash-97
Palmitic acid 11.31 ± 2.20b 10.99 ± 1.99c 11.23 ± 1.87b 12.09 ± 1.58a
Stearic acid 2.09 ± 0.63b 2.70 ± 0.24a 2.89 ± 0.43a 2.17 ± 0.77b
Behenic acid 0.99 ± 0.14a 1.00 ± 0.29a 0.87 ± 0.22a 0.93 ± 0.30a
Oleic acid 26.62 ± 0.07b 26.74 ± 0.15b 27.34 ± 0.25a 26.65 ± 0.35b
Linoleic acid 07.19 ± 4.47b 08.93 ± 5.11a 07.08 ± 3.74b 08.64 ± 3.87a
α-Linolenic acid 51.80 ± 0.03a 49.64 ± 0.06a 50.59 ± 0.05a 49.52 ± 0.09a
  1. Values in the same row having different letters differ significantly with least significant difference (LSD) at probability (p < 0.05).