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Table 6 Effect of Ficus nitida leaf powder on yield components of Vicia faba plants associated with Malva parviflora at harvest (average of the two seasons)

From: Allelopathic activity of the leaf powder of Ficus nitida on the growth and yield of Vicia faba and associated weeds

Treatments Yield components of Vicia faba
Plants Concentrations of Ficus nitida (g/kg soil) No. of pods/plant Wt. of pods/plant (g) Length of pod (cm) No. of seeds/pod Wt. of seeds/plant (g) Wt. of seeds/10 pods (g) Wt. of 100 seeds (g)
Vicia faba only 6.8 12.16 8.70 3.71 10.32 24.16 74.15
Vicia faba + Malva parviflora 4.0 7.02 5.0 2.00 5.45 10.54 63.24
10 6.4 11.26 7.7 3.40 9.64 19.62 71.79
20 9.7 18.23 11.5 4.66 15.29 36.34 83.72
30 8.3 17.85 11.2 4.32 14.87 35.02 83.16
40 7.2 13.94 10.2 3.80 11.52 27.68 76.51
50 6.6 11.47 8.0 3.62 9.93 22.08 72.64
60 4.9 8.52 6.0 2.75 7.06 13.22 69.25
LSD at 5% 1.0 1.29 1.2 0.97 1.16 1.92 2.06