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Table 3 Effect of seed hardening on radicale fresh weight (g/plant) and seedling fresh weight (g/plant)

From: Enhancing thermotolerance of tomato plants (Lycopersieon esculentum Mill.) by heat hardening of seeds

Treatment Radicale fresh wt. (g/plant) Seedling fresh wt. (g/plant)
Temp (°C) Exposure period (h)
5 min 3 h 6 h 5 min 3 h 6 h
Control 0.001 0.011 0.012 0.081 0.080 0.080
50 0.5 0.012 0.011 0.012 0.085 0.077 0.077
1 0.012 0.011 0.011 0.087 0.075 0.077
2 0.012 0.011 0.011 0.082 0.072 0.072
60 0.5 0.012 0.010 0.011 0.087 0.073 0.074
1 0.012 0.009 0.010 0.088 0.074 0.072
2 0.012 0.009 0.009 0.083 0.070 0.069
70 0.5 0.011 0.009 0.008 0.084 0.055 0.051
1 0.011 0.008 0.008 0.082 0.056 0.051
2 0.011 0.007 0.007 0.082 0.055 0.050
LSD of interaction 0.001 0.003