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Table 2 Effect of irrigation system and α-tocopherol foliar spray on growth attributes in sweet corn plant in sandy soil conditions (combined analysis of two seasons)

From: Physiological response of sweet corn (Zea mays Ls.) grown under sandy soil to α-tocopherol treatments and different irrigation systems

Treatment Plant height (cm) Leaves number/plant LA (cm2) Fresh weight of (gm) Total dry weight (gm)
Leaves Stem Total
Irrigation system
Sprinkler 90.23 8.66 197.12 20.97 39.50 60.47 31.90
Dripping 100.19 7.84 202.97 26.16 44.20 70.36 36.69
L.S.D at 5% 2.36 0.57 3.34 1.61 1.41 2.68 1.96
α-Tocopherol concentration
Control 93.97 8.05 194.77 27.88 36.19 64.07 31.77
100 mg/L 98.21 4.48 216.98 28.46 42.3 70.75 36.08
200 mg/L 102.45 8.20 218.39 29.36 47.06 76.42 42.53
L.S.D at 5% 3.28 0.26 6.08 2.04 1.87 3.13 2.14
Interaction
Sprinkler        
 Control 94.67 7.66 179.79 20.28 35.95 36.22 27.85
 100 mg/L 87.17 7.18 196.04 22.48 40.13 62.61 33.95
 200 mg/L 88.85 8.66 215.52 20.16 42.43 62.59 33.9
Dripping        
 Control 100.78 8.44 209.76 35.49 36.44 71.92 35.69
 100 mg/L 107.56 8.30 221.25 34.43 44.46 78.89 38.21
 200 mg/L 110.22 9.22 237.92 38.56 51.7 90.25 51.17
 L.S.D at 5% 4.64 0.36 8.6 2.89 2.64 4.42 3.02