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Table 1 Analysis of variance of measured traits of peanut as affected by the main effect of Bradyrhizobium inoculation, location, and cultivar of peanut their two and three ways interaction

From: Development of environmental friendly bioinoculate for peanut (Arachis hypogea L.) production in Eastern Ethiopia

Sources of variation df F values
NN NDW EffNN (%) SDW NSP TPW 100 seed wt (g) TBY GY Shelling (%) Tot plant P Tot plant N
Inoculation (I) 9 3.30** 2.28* 1.15ns 1.46ns 2.24* 4.64*** 3.04** 2.20* 10.24*** 1.70ns 0.31ns 0.28
Location (L) 1 57.46*** 15.18*** 7.15** 14.97*** 0.71ns 16.23*** 754.45*** 0.32ns 0.09ns 4.23* 0.91ns 7.61**
Cultivar (C) 1 2.28ns 1.27ns 0.10ns 4.57* 201.02*** 217.81*** 67.91*** 354.12*** 198.44*** 5.53* 2.30ns 42.24***
L × I 9 8.23*** 3.16** 1.83ns 2.76** 0.70ns 5.49*** 2.18* 1.35ns 2.87** 3.99*** 1.18ns 1.50
C × I 9 2.02* 2.87** 2.40* 1.40ns 0.97ns 3.31** 2.03* 1.52ns 3.18** 3.71** 0.40ns 0.83
L × C 1 20.18*** 1.89ns 1.19ns 11.28** 2.18ns 44.74*** 274.37*** 88.19*** 0.02ns 19.92*** 0.00ns 3.77
L × C × I 9 3.49** 4.03*** 2.07* 1.36ns 0.38ns 1.77ns 2.16* 3.03** 3.99*** 1.54ns 0.62ns 2.24*
  1. ns non significant, NN nodule number per plant, NDW nodule dry weight (g plant−1), EffNN (%) effective nodule number percentage, SDW shoot dry weight (g plant−1), NSP number of seeds per peg; TPW total pegs weight (kg ha−1), TBY total biomass yield (kg ha−1), GY grain yield (kg ha−1)
  2. * Significant at 0.05; ** significant at 0.01; *** significant at 0.001