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Table 6 Total N accumulation 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 N accumulation (%)
Dursitu Kufanzik Gofta
Haramaya Hirna Babile Fedis Haramaya Hirna Babile Fedis Haramaya Hirna Babile Fedis
NSCBR-14 3.4633c 4.0600a-e 2.2967b 3.1533d 2.5300c 4.0300a 2.8933a 2.2733b 2.2567de 3.6667ab 2.2300d 2.7533abc
NSCBR-(25)2 3.3000c 4.3667ab 3.1367abc 3.7767ab 2.3400c 3.3367bcd 2.3567b 3.0700a 2.5900bcd 3.8067ab 2.8800ab 2.9233a
NSCBR-59 3.6433bc 4.0933a-d 2.2700d 3.3067 cd 2.7600bc 2.6667e 2.3600b 3.0733a 2.7400ab 3.8733a 2.5267a-d 2.7933ab
NSCBR-31 3.5267bc 3.4167f 2.5233 cd 3.6433bc 2.5633c 3.5967abc 2.8733ab 3.1533a 2.7167abc 3.4300b 2.4667bcd 2.4367bc
NSCBR-16 3.9367ab 4.0333b-e 3.2400ab 3.7200ab 3.1633ab 3.3433bcd 3.1933a 3.0467a 3.0300a 3.6167ab 2.5567a-d 2.6200abc
NSCBR-18 4.1367a 3.7433def 3.3600a 3.5800bc 2.4333c 3.0567de 3.0967a 3.0767a 2.1567e 3.5967ab 2.6767ab 2.9533a
NSCBR-57 3.5800bc 4.4233a 3.0233abc 3.8300ab 3.1033ab 3.3000bcd 2.8567ab 2.7067ab 2.3267de 3.9200a 2.6667abc 2.5700abc
NSCBR-25 3.6033bc 4.1367abc 3.0233abc 3.6133bc 3.1533ab 3.2100 cd 2.8333ab 3.0333a 2.5233cde 3.6533ab 2.6567abc 2.3867c
−VE Control 3.7400abc 3.7033ef 3.0767abc 2.9133d 2.3100c 3.7500ab 3.7167ab 2.9933a 2.3400de 3.5600ab 2.8933a 2.6300abc
+VE Control 3.3267c 3.9733cde 2.5933bcd 4.1000a 3.5767a 3.8567a 3.0300a 2.8567a 2.3467 cde 3.7667ab 2.2467cd 2.9167a
Mean 3.6257 3.9950 2.8543 3.5637 2.7933 3.4147 2.8210 2.9283 2.5027 3.6890 2.5800 2.6983
LSD 0.4527 0.3881 0.6467 0.4105 0.4878 00.5133 0.5198 0.5252 0.3751 0.4025 0.4235 0.4047
CV (%) 4.32 3.36 7.84 3.98 6.04 5.20 6.37 6.20 5.18 3.77 5.68 5.19
P value *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ** *** ***
F value 8.23 15.55 9.47 18.10 19.54 15.58 7.29 6.33 12.88 3.55 7.16 6.26
  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