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Table 5 Effect of irrigation system and α-tocopherol foliar spray on yield attributes in sweet corn plant grown under 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) Number of plant Number of leaves/plant Weight of leaves plant (gm) Weight of stem (gm) Weight of shoss /plant (gm) Weight of plant (gm) Weight of grain /plot (gm) Weight of grain (kg/fed) Protein %
Irrigation systems           
Sprinkler 104.09 26.44 10.03 13.59 37.63 1.73 54.93 361.06 137.55 9.08
Dripping 105.84 29.67 8.99 13.42 39.78 4.81 66.03 790.17 301.02 9.56
L.S.D at 5% 0.75 0.27 0.87 NS 0.81 0.59 1.33 8.2 3.66 0.03
α-Tocopherol concentration           
Control 99.92 21.67 8.92 10.17 33.45 2.54 46.16 535.89 204.08 8.86
100 mg/L 105.26 28.83 9.6 14.38 39.78 3.43 57.59 550.25 209.63 9.12
200 mg/L 109.71 33.67 10.01 15.97 42.88 3.83 62.69 640.72 244.08 9.37
L.S.D at 5% 1.58 1.34 0.26 0.79 0.8 0.44 1.12 5.44 2.06 0.05
Interaction
Sprinkler
 Control 98.89 22.33 9.63 9.75 32.1 1.56 45.36 351.52 133.91 8.80
 100 mg/L 103.85 31.33 10.05 14.74 38.99 1.69 56.29 354.84 135.17 9.04
 200 mg/L 109.51 32 10.41 15.65 41.81 1.92 61.53 376.81 143.56 9.40
Dripping
 Control 100.94 21 8.21 10.54 34.8 3.52 46.96 694.96 264.74 9.15
 100 mg/L 106.67 26.33 9.15 14.02 40.57 5.16 58.9 748.98 285.34 9.66
 200 mg/L 109.92 35.33 9.6 16.29 43.95 5.74 63.89 926.59 352.92 9.88
 L.S.D at 5% 2.24 1.89 0.37 1.12 1.14 0.63 1.59 7.84 2.65 0.08
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