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Table 4 Effect of different weed control treatments on yield traits of potato plants during 2017 season

From: Comparison of safe weed control methods with chemical herbicide in potato field

Treatments 2017 season
Average of tuber weight (g) Tuber fresh weight/plant (g) Tuber diameter (cm) Tuber length (cm) Total yield (ton/ha) Specific gravity (g/cm3)
Rice straw mulch 145.9 565.2 6.20 9.9 35.70 1.054
Wheat straw mulch 181.7 681.7 7.92 12.8 41.90 1.101
Cheeseweed straw mulch 189.4 693.2 8.12 13.1 42.50 1.064
Salix straw mulch 165.3 655.2 7.15 11.7 40.70 1.080
Guava leaf straw mulch 160.7 625.9 7.03 10.6 39.70 1.070
Banana leaf straw mulch 205.3 711.3 8.33 13.2 43.00 1.110
Black plastic mulch 207.0 713.3 8.42 13.6 43.14 1.113
Metribuzin 153.5 595.9 6.85 10.1 39.35 1.065
Hoeing (twice) 181.0 640.2 7.20 12.3 39.00 1.107
Unweeded check 145.7 405.1 5.65 9.0 24.25 1.120
LSD 0.05 2.1 12.2 0.43 1.1 1.71 NS