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Table 4 Total biomass yield 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 Total biomass yield (kg ha−1)
Dursitu Kufanzik Gofta
Haramaya Hirna Babile Fedis Haramaya Hirna Babile Fedis Haramaya Hirna Babile Fedis
NSCBR-14 5157.4cde 7370.1a 2095.4ab 3414.8 cd 6870.4a 6500.0a 1722.2b 4222.2 cd 6018.5ab 6944.4abc 2342.6 cde 4568.5b
NSCBR-(25)2 5000.0cde 5981.5bcd 1185.2d 3870.4abc 6473.1ab 6270.4a 3301.9a 4796.3ab 5859.3ab 5592.6d 2824.1bc 6111.1a
NSCBR-59 5240.7cde 7388.9a 1555.6bcd 4318.5a 6154.6ab 6740.7a 2591.6ab 3722.2e 6322.2ab 7611.1a 2722.2bcd 5185.2b
NSCBR-31 5101.9cde 6844.4ab 1975.9abc 3648.1bcd 5898.1ab 6837.0a 2000.0b 4481.5abc 5025.9b 6129.6cd 2705.6bcd 4800.0b
NSCBR-16 6388.9b 6314.8bc 1385.2 cd 4179.6ab 5693.5b 6659.3a 3355.6a 4905.6a 5546.3ab 6414.8bcd 1888.9e 5222.2ab
NSCBR-18 4772.4de 5925.9bcd 1946.3bcd 3731.5a-d 5740.7b 6851.9a 2074.1b 4157.4cde 5450.0ab 7348.1ab 2220.4de 5422.2ab
NSCBR-57 7518.5a 5442.6 cd 1694.3bcd 4148.1ab 5497.2b 5840.7a 2063.9b 3907.4de 6495.5a 5787.0d 2351.9cde 4557.4b
NSCBR-25 6064.8bc 5259.3d 1966.7abc 3190.7d 5713.0b 6533.3a 2527.8b 4083.3cde 5685.2ab 6263.0bcd 2948.1b 5074.1b
−VE Control 4685.2e 5463.0 cd 1407.4 cd 3425.9 cd 5675.9b 5492.6a 2037.0b 3851.9de 5954.6ab 5835.2 cd 2294.4cde 4627.8b
+VE Control 5851.9 cd 6537.0ab 2534.7a 3805.6a-d 6023.1ab 6805.6a 3052.8a 4322.2bcd 6101.9ab 7333.3ab 3596.3a 4796.3b
Mean 5578.17 6252.78 1774.66 3773.3 5973.98 6453.15 2472.78 4245.0 5845.94 6525.93 2589.44 5036.48
LSD 1093.4 1002.8 617.77 648.73 1061.1 1421.3 918.92 487.25 1359.4 1143.8 579.93 9.9.78
CV (%) 6.78 5.55 12.04 5.95 6.14 7.62 12.85 3.97 8.04 6.06 7.75 6.25
P value *** *** *** *** ** * *** *** * *** *** ***
F value 16.39 15.02 10.78 8.07 3.99 2.61 10.31 16.18 2.56 10.25 17.07 7.04
  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 0.05
  4. ** Significant at 0.01
  5. *** Significant at 0.001