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Table 6 Effect of foliar application of B2O3 and ZnO nanoparticles on fruit traits of Picual cultivar in 2017 and 2018 seasons

From: Effect of foliar application of boron trioxide and zinc oxide nanoparticles on leaves chemical composition, yield and fruit quality of Olea europaea L. cv. Picual

Treat. Fruit weight (g) Pulp weight (g) Pulp/seed ratio Fruit length (cm) Fruit diameter (cm)
2017 2018 2017 2018 2017 2018 2017 2018 2017 2018
T0 4.94 d 5.64 h 4.07 c 4.80 g 4.73 e 5.71 c 2.46 d 2.44 g 1.98 d 1.98 e
T1 6.10 bc 5.99 fg 5.00 b 5.13 f 4.55 e 5.99 b 2.58 bc 2.60 f 2.09 bc 2.10 c
T2 5.81 c 6.27 e 4.89 b 5.40 e 5.30 de 6.21 a 2.68 ab 2.66 e 2.08 bc 2.11 c
T3 5.65 c 5.98 g 4.88 b 5.15 f 6.39 abc 6.20 a 2.56 c 2.72 c 2.08 bc 2.02 d
T4 6.55 ab 6.40 d 5.72 a 5.49 d 6.97 ab 6.03 b 2.65 abc 2.78 b 2.12 ab 2.10 c
T5 5.91 c 6.04 f 5.10 b 5.15 f 6.36 abc 5.81 c 2.65 abc 2.68 d 2.03 cd 2.09 c
T6 6.85 a 6.48 c 5.88 a 5.57 c 6.08 bcd 6.09 ab 2.73 a 2.79 b 2.16 ab 2.13 b
T7 6.90 a 6.70 b 5.90 a 5.77 b 5.89 cd 6.20 a 2.72 a 2.79 b 2.18 a 2.13 b
T8 6.60 ab 6.83 a 5.80 a 5.88 a 7.25 a 6.19 a 2.68 ab 2.86 a 2.15 ab 2.16 a
  1. Mean in each column with similar letters is not significantly different at 5% level
  2. T1, nano-boron at 10 ppm; T2, nano-boron at 20 ppm; T3, nano-zinc at 100 ppm; T4, nano-zinc at 200 ppm; T5, nano-boron at 10 ppm + nano-zinc at 100 ppm; T6, nano-boron at 10 ppm + nano-zinc at 200 ppm; T7, nano-boron at 20 ppm + nano-zinc at 100 ppm; T8, nano-boron at 20 ppm + nano-zinc at 200 ppm