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Table 6 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

Treatment Seeds’ chemical constituent of four faba bean cultivars
Total carbohydrate % Crude protein % Amino acids g kg−1 DW N % P % K %
Arginine Lysine Phenylalanine Tryptophan Total detected amino acids
Effect of fulvic acid
 0.0 gL−1 49.87 25.90 5.93 2.81 3.69 1.09 13.52 4.58 0.39 0.62
 3.0 gL−1 52.41 28.88 6.81 3.01 3.98 1.39 15.19 4.69 0.41 0.78
 6.0 gL−1 56.39 31.80 7.19 3.47 4.39 1.46 16.51 4.89 0.48 0.83
 9.0 gL−1 59.71 33.51 7.90 3.69 4.85 1.49 17.93 5.39 0.59 0.94
 L. S.D. at 5% 1.71 1.89 0.36 0.21 0.23 0.02 1.18 0.11 0.02 0.05
Effect of cultivars
 Nubaria 2 51.90 26.09 6.39 3.01 4.32 1.14 14.86 4.49 0.38 0.64
 Sakha 1 50.77 25.39 5.90 2.89 3.12 1.01 12.92 3.62 0.35 0.59
 Sakha 3 53.38 29.46 6.88 3.12 4.36 1.18 15.54 4.59 0.42 0.72
 Sakha 4 55.47 31.27 7.02 3.34 4.76 1.21 16.33 4.87 0.46 0.87
 L. S.D. at 5% 1.13 1.21 0.14 0.23 0.18 n.s. 0.82 0.19 0.03 0.04
Effect of interaction
 0.0 gL−1
  Nubaria 2 50.46 27.90 6.78 3.30 4.10 1.23 15.41 4.12 0.35 0.57
  Sakha 1 49.38 26.84 5.41 2.92 3.67 1.12 13.12 3.82 0.31 0.53
  Sakha 3 52.66 29.50 6.30 3.44 4.59 1.30 15.63 4.76 0.39 0.62
  Sakha 4 54.71 31.71 6.72 3.87 4.87 1.34 16.80 4.87 0.42 0.67
 3.0 gL−1
  Nubaria 2 53.90 30.51 6.98 3.55 4.29 1.30 16.12 4.54 0.40 0.62
  Sakha 1 51.72 27.36 5.93 3.12 4.22 1.18 14.45 4.29 0.36 0.56
  Sakha 3 54.47 31.44 6.87 3.67 4.68 1.34 16.56 4.92 0.41 0.69
  Sakha 4 57.38 33.27 7.44 4.01 5.21 1.39 18.05 5.00 0.45 0.71
 6.0 gL−1
  Nubaria 2 55.62 31.76 7.50 3.77 4.43 1.34 17.04 4.69 0.43 0.69
  Sakha 1 53.45 29.47 6.98 3.39 4.28 1.25 15.90 4.44 0.38 0.58
  Sakha 3 57.40 32.36 7.89 4.15 5.33 1.40 18.77 5.23 0.46 0.78
  Sakha 4 59.63 34.40 8.34 4.51 5.50 1.46 19.81 5.49 0.50 0.81
 9.0 gL−1
  Nubaria 2 57.62 32.50 7.59 4.01 4.55 1.37 17.52 5.04 0.47 0.74
  Sakha 1 54.80 30.64 7.01 3.96 4.39 1.29 16.65 4.81 0.42 0.64
  Sakha 3 59.43 33.11 7.92 4.76 5.56 1.44 19.68 5.35 0.53 0.82
  Sakha 4 60.29 35.09 8.11 4.90 5.71 1.48 20.20 5.62 0.57 0.96
 L.S.D. at 5% 1.83 1.69 0.39 0.25 0.27 0.05 1.16 0.24 0.02 0.05