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Table 3 Mean Square value of morphological, yield and quality related attributes of tomato as influenced by different salinity stress and foliar application of chitosan

From: Mitigation the adverse effect of salinity stress on the performance of the tomato crop by exogenous application of chitosan

SOV df Means Square (MS)
PH NOCLPP LA SD NOFPP AFW FF LChlC TSS FJpH YPP
Salinity (S) 3 174.0*** 238.557*** 24.1818*** 3.8892*** 109.889*** 195.123*** 2.157*** 401.05*** 6.271*** 1.152*** 0.1395***
Chitosan (C) 3 54.8*** 149.002*** 6.3578*** 0.0603*** 127.722*** 113.769*** 5.3395*** 737.96*** 1.154*** 0.417*** 0.0513***
S × C 9 3.25* 2.479* 0.2113* 0.0028* 2.907* 0.804* 0.0615* 6.3* 0.129* 0.008* 0.0005*
Error 32 1.59 1.505 0.105 0.0021 1.521 1.616 0.0398 3.454 0.066 0.001 0.0003
Total 47            
  1. PH, Plant height; NOCLPP, Number of Compound leaves plant−1; LA, Leaf area; SD, Stem diameter; NOFPP, Number of fruits plant−1; AFW, Average fruit weight; FF, Fruit firmness; LChlC, Leaf Chlorophyll content; TSS, Total Soluble Solid; FJpH, Fruit Juice pH; YPP, Yield plant−1
  2. *Significant at p ≤ 0.05; ***highly significant at p ≤ 0.01