Skip to main content

Table 2 Nodule number of common bean investigated from three genotypes (Dursitu, Kufanzik and Gofta) over four experimental locations (Babile, Fedis, Haramaya and Hirna), in eastern Ethiopia, in 2012/2013 main cropping season

From: Effect of genotypes-Rhizobium-environment interaction on nodulation and productivity of common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) in eastern Ethiopia

Inoculation Nodule number
Dursitu Kufanzik Gofta
Haramaya Hirna Babile Fedis Haramaya Hirna Babile Fedis Haramaya Hirna Babile Fedis
NSCBR-14 226.67bcd 236.67bcd 101.33c 179.33ab 136.00abc 231.67bc 122.33a 140.67a 95.33 cd 210.00ab 76.00abc 110.00bcd
NSCBR-(25)2 290.00bc 235.00bcd 248.00a 166.67abc 135.33abc 280.00b 119.33ab 152.67a 130.67bc 153.33a-d 92.67a 160.00abc
NSCBR-59 117.00de 363.33a 85.67c 223.33a 96.67c 177.67 cd 112.33abc 176.67a 268.00 a 160.33abc 75.00abc 213.33a
NSCBR-31 178.00cde 269.33abc 80.00c 139.67bcd 116.67bc 366.67a 110.33abc 130.00a 76.00de 110.67bcd 91.67ab 107.00bcd
NSCBR-16 463.33a 201.67 cd 96.33c 171.67abc 145.00ab 246.00bc 98.33a-d 155.00a 93.67 cd 215.00a 85.67ab 189.33ab
NSCBR-18 138.00e 148.33 cd 162.00b 115.00cde 151.00ab 149.33de 90.33bcd 67.33b 100.33 cd 198.33ab 89.33ab 106.87bcd
NSCBR-57 281.67bc 345.00ab 75.00c 151.67bc 143.67ab 199.33 cd 86.00 cd 166.00a 119.67bc 136.67a-d 79.67ab 89.33 cd
NSCBR-25 333.00b 166.67 cd 92.00c 213.33a 160.33a 284.33b 102.33a-d 73.67b 151.67b 183.33abc 86.00ab 132.33a-d
−VE Control 79.33e 140.00d 61.67c 89.33de 47.33de 150.00de 73.00de 70.00b 49.67e 88.33 cd 68.00bc 97.67 cd
+VE Control 54.67e 113.33d 60.33c 73.67e 38.33e 93.00e 53.00e 72.00b 42.67e 55.67d 52.67c 54.67 cd
Mean 216.17 221.93 106.27 152.37 117.03 217.80 96.77 120.00 112.77 151.17 79.67 126.03
LSD (0.05) 126.39 124.57 50.57 60.55 42.8 80.27 30.65 48.51 39.55 103.74 23.72 83.97d
CV (%) 20.22 19.41 16.46 13.74 12.65 12.74 10.95 13.93 12.13 23.74 10.30 23.04
P value *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
F value 25.61 11.70 32.37 16.55 25.37 25.20 12.55 21.16 66.02 6.68 6.85 8.32
  1. Means within the same column followed by the same letter are not significantly different at the 5% probability level by Tukey’s test
  2. −VE-negative control (no inoculation and N application), +VE control −20 kg N ha−1; NSCBR National Soil Common Bean Rhizobium
  3. *** Significant at 0.001