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Table 1 Mean square value of various attributes of peach influenced by chitosan concentration and its time of application

From: Chitosan-based foliar application modulated the yield and biochemical attributes of peach (Prunus persica L.) cv. Early Grand

SOV Df SFW FrV NOFPP FYPT Mean square (MS) TSS TA AA FJpH
DI FrF
Reps 2 4.75ns 0.583ns 0.361ns 29.361ns 1.478ns 0.01ns 0.005ns 0ns 0.008ns 0.004ns
Time (S) 2 24.333** 30.083** 4.111* 308.028* 1.712* 0.114** 0.214** 0.003* 0.031* 0.021*
Error-I 4 0.958 1.292 0.361 25.361 0.214 0.006 0.008 0 0.004 0.003
Chitosan (C) 3 1584.18*** 1188.1*** 63.88*** 872.519*** 120.439*** 3.626*** 12.671*** 0.366*** 0.293*** 0.846***
S × C 6 7.148ns 2.824ns 0.407ns 157.324ns 0.691ns 0.001ns 0.016ns 0ns 0.001ns 0.006ns
Error-II 18 4.074 1.611 0.287 75.694 0.783 0.016 0.018 0.001 0.003 0.002
Total 35           
  1. ns non-significant, SFW single fruit weight, FrV fruit volume, NOFPP no. of fruit per plant, FYPT fruit yield per tree, DI disease incidence, FrF fruit firmness, TSS total soluble solid, TA titratable acidity, AA ascorbic acid, FrJ pH Fruit juice pH
  2. ***p ≤ 0.001; **p ≤ 0.01; *p ≤ 0.05