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Table 4 Effect of spraying different concentrations of E. sativa fresh aqueous extract on yield and it’s attributes of P. sativum plants. (Combined analysis of the two seasons)

From: Bioherbicidal activity of Eruca sativa fresh shoot aqueous extract for the management of two annual weeds associating Pisum sativum plants

Treatments E. sativa fresh aqueous extract concentration (%) No. of pods/plant Dry weight of pods/plant (g) No. of seeds/plant Dry weight of seeds/plant (g) % of yield increment /plant
P. sativum only 0 5.60 a 2.81 a 11.0 a 2.48 a 185.06
P. sativum + P. minor + B. vulgaris 0 2.80 e 0.99 i 5.0 e 0.87 h 0.00
P. sativum + P. minor + B. vulgaris + E. sativa Once spray 20 3.50 de 1.35 h 5.97 de 1.53 g 75.86
40 3.84 cd 1.43 gh 6.47 de 1.58 fg 81.61
60 3.95 bc 1.65 f 7.58 bc 1.83 e 110.35
80 4.20 bc 1.91 d 8.1 bc 2.04 cd 134.48
P. sativum + P. minor + B. vulgaris + E. sativa Twice spray 20 3.84 cd 1.53 g 7.0 cd 1.67 f 91.95
40 4.68 ab 1.79 e 7.7 bc 1.98 d 127.59
60 4.87 ab 2.37 c 9.0 bc 2.13 bc 144.83
80 5.21 a 2.62 b 9.4 ab 2.22 b 155.17