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Table 4 Effect of foliar spray application of fulvic acid on some growth characters of some faba bean varieties (combined analysis of two seasons)

From: Improve quality and productivity of some faba bean cultivars with foliar application of fulvic acid

Yield and yield components of four faba bean cultivars
Treatment Plant height (cm) (PH) No. plant−1 Weight of pods (g plant−1) (PW) Yield (g plant−1) Yield/fed. (ton) Seed Index (g) (SI)
Branches (BN) Pods (PN) Seed (SY/P) Straw (StY/P) Seed (SY/F) Straw (StY/F)
Effect of fulvic acid
 0.0 gL−1 118.51 4.96 29.91 80.71 50.90 86.59 1.84 3.20 69.90
 3.0 gL−1 121.90 5.23 31.44 86.60 54.31 98.77 1.93 3.56 75.43
 6.0 gL−1 124.82 6.12 33.36 89.96 58.56 109.92 2.06 3.86 84.92
 9.0 gL−1 126.76 7.01 35.21 94.85 68.27 115.81 2.21 4.01 89.50
 L. S.D. at 5% 3.29 0.61 2.30 4.36 3.41 8.82 0.16 0.21 4.53
Effect of cultivars
 Nubaria 2 120.67 5.60 28.96 81.27 53.31 107.09 1.87 3.42 76.60
 Sakha 1 116.55 4.81 26.47 76.50 50.64 99.42 1.76 3.21 72.86
 Sakha 3 122.40 5.72 31.39 87.46 56.51 110.79 1.92 3.78 80.76
 Sakha 4 123.26 6.33 33.66 90.50 57.80 112.29 2.01 3.96 86.40
 L.S.D. at 5% 2.92 0.42 1.29 3.04 2.96 2.96 0.11 0.18 3.48
Effect of interaction
 0.0 gL−1
  Nubaria 2 117.89 4.98 27.98 78.90 51.42 100.21 1.69 3.01 75.01
  Sakha 1 115.90 4.44 25.92 70.56 49.64 97.56 1.62 2.96 71.80
  Sakha 3 119.85 5.03 32.12 90.71 54.23 109.87 1.80 3.22 78.69
  Sakha 4 120.77 5.12 32.76 92.12 56.67 113.29 2.00 3.31 82.56
 3.0 gL−1
  Nubaria 2 120.60 5.67 29.40 83.60 54.70 108.90 1.78 3.15 78.23
  Sakha 1 116.39 4.87 27.55 77.39 50.57 99.38 1.68 3.06 73.41
  Sakha 3 120.71 5.64 32.90 94.10 56.38 111.33 1.89 3.49 83.05
  Sakha 4 122.82 6.02 33.64 96.47 59.29 116.47 2.12 3.59 86.92
 6.0 gL−1
  Nubaria 2 121.33 5.85 32.60 91.70 56.69 112.80 1.89 3.53 82.68
  Sakha 1 118.46 5.32 28.86 81.46 52.12 103.12 1.75 3.20 78.37
  Sakha 3 122.55 6.15 34.80 98.01 58.80 115.41 2.09 3.88 87.66
  Sakha 4 124.92 7.21 35.71 99.43 62.72 120.72 2.21 4.11 89.50
 9.0 gL−1
  Nubaria 2 122.89 6.34 33.87 96.90 59.55 116.93 1.96 3.89 85.44
  Sakha 1 120.60 5.86 30.52 86.67 55.60 107.56 1.92 3.78 79.30
  Sakha 3 124.41 6.49 35.90 99.80 65.46 122.46 2.23 4.29 88.29
  Sakha 4 126.22 7.46 37.41 103.60 69.27 129.27 2.54 4.60 91.56
 L.S.D. at 5% 3.55 0.77 2.68 5.01 3.95 5.74 0.20 0.34 4.67