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Table 3 Nodule dry weight of common bean investigated from three genotypes (Dursitu, Kufanzik and Gofta) over four experimental locations (Babile, Fedis, Haramaya and Hirna), in eastern Ethiopian, 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 dry weight (g plant−1)
Dursitu Kufanzik Gofta
Haramaya Hirna Babile Fedis Haramaya Hirna Babile Fedis Haramaya Hirna Babile Fedis
NSCBR-14 1.9527bc 0.9591b 0.1557b 0.4807b 0.8001ab 1.1745 cd 0.1263bcd 0.5393c 0.2401b 0.2401ef 0.0661bc 0.6500bc
NSCBR-(25)2 1.3644 cd 1.8193a 0.1396b 0.8717a 0.5716bc 1.5471bc 0.2061a 0.3117de 0.3697b 0.5116 cd 0.0876ab 0.3970de
NSCBR-59 0.7400e 1.7659a 0.1451b 0.8983a 0.4329cde 0.5869e 0.1025cde 1.0351a 1.5093a 0.4133de 0.0830ab 1.1167a
NSCBR-31 0.5533e 1.5782a 0.1105b 0.1320c 0.3429cde 2.4817a 0.1670ab 0.5503c 0.2070b 0.4300d 0.0980ab 0.1965ef
NSCBR-16 3.6583a 0.7725bc 0.1449b 0.4413b 1.0363a 1.7070b 0.1107 cd 0.7637b 0.2398b 0.8381b 0.0772ab 0.8187b
NSCBR-18 0.8420de 0.6835bc 0.3122ab 0.3270bc 0.5450 cd 0.7108de 0.0850de 0.2520def 0.5243b 1.1180a 0.1072ab 0.2473def
NSCBR-57 1.3562 cd 1.7729a 0.1380b 0.4897b 0.3997cde 1.2241bc 0.0623ef 0.4250 cd 0.4911b 0.6549bc 0.0630a 0.1145f
NSCBR-25 2.0594b 0.9970b 0.1028b 0.7607a 0.3843cde 1.6599bc 0.1423bc 0.1106f 0.4867b 0.4978 cd 0.0859bc 0.4743 cd
−VE Control 0.4963e 0.6788bc 0.1164b 0.1654c 0.3033de 0.6581e 0.1301bc 0.2500def 0.2405b 0.3342de 0.0640ab 0.3125def
+VE Control 0.3183e 0.5108c 0.5703a 0.1210c 0.2317e 0.3532e 0.0217f 0.1410ef 0.1233b 0.1262f 0.0340bc 0.2661def
Mean 1.3341 1.1538 0.1935 0.4688 0.5048 1.2103 0.1154 0.4379 0.4746 0.5164 0.0766 0.4594
LSD (0.05) 0.606 0.3691 0.3740 0.2659 0.2491 0.5016 0.0435 0.1948 0.4763 0.1896 0.0404c 0.2403
CV (%) 15.71 11.06 66.83 19.62 16.86 14.33 13.03 15.38 34.71 12.70 18.25 18.09
P value *** *** ** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
F value 70.19 50.09 3.77 30.73 25.20 42.73 36.36 56.34 17.14 59.30 6.67 43.12
  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 0.01
  4. *** Significant at 0.001