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Table 2 Effect of deficit irrigation rates, cultivars and rootstocks on flesh thickness (cm) and seed cavity diameter of fruit for cantaloupe plants during 2015 and 2016 seasons

From: Utilization of grafting technique for sustaining cantaloupe productivity and quality under deficit irrigation water

 Flesh thickness (cm)Seed cavity diameter (g)
First season (2015)Second season (2016)First season (2015)Second season (2016)
cv.Rootstock100%75%50%Mean100%75%50%Mean100%75%50%Mean100%75%50%Mean
VeletaCobalt4.1B3.2D2.5FG3.2bc3.9BC3.7CD3.0GHI3.6a3.80B-E5.02A4.94A4.58a4.67AB4.57AB4.46AB4.57ab
Strong-Tosa2.9DE3.0D2.5FG2.8c3.3EFG2.8IJ2.3K2.8c4.90A4.00 A-E3.10E4.00ab5.23A4.57AB3.39CD4.40b
Non-grafted3.5C2.7EF2.4G2.9c3.3FE2.8I2.5JK2.9bc3.60CDE4.30A-D3.17E3.69b5.03A4.67AB2.88D4.19b
Mean3.5b3.0c2.5d 3.5a3.1b2.6c 4.10a4.44a3.73b 4.98a4.60a3.58a 
Mean of Veleta cv.3.0 B3.1 B4.09 A4.39 A
IdealCobalt3.9B3.6C3.1D3.5ab3.9BC3.5DE2.7IJ3.4ab4.47ABC4.77AB4.70AB4.64a5.17A5.33A5.03A5.18a
Strong-Tosa4.4A4.2AB3.1D3.9a4.3A4.2AB2.9HI3.8a3.63CDE3.33DE3.77CDE3.58b4.17AB3.47CD4.43AB4.02b
Non-grafted3.5C3.1D2.6FG3.0bc3.4EF3.2FGH2.5JK3.0bc4.40ABC4.37ABC3.27E4.01ab4.07BC4.40AB3.43CD4.10b
Mean3.9a3.6ab2.9c 3.9a3.6a2.7c 4.17a4.16a3.91a 4.62a4.40a4.30a 
Mean of Ideal cv.3.5 A3.4 A4.08 A4.57 A
 Rootstocks and water levels
Cobalt3.9a3.4b2.7c3.4A3.9a3.6ab2.8de3.5A4.13abc4.89a4.82a4.61A4.92a4.95a4.75ab4.87A
Strong-Tosa3.7ab3.6ab2.8c3.3A3.8ab3.5ab2.6de3.3B4.27ab3.67bcd3.43cd3.79B4.88a4.02bc3.91c4.21B
Non-grafted3.5b2.9c2.5c3.0B3.3bc3.0cd2.5e2.9C4.00bc4.33ab3.22d3.85B4.55 abc4.53abc3.16d4.35B
Mean3.7A3.3B2.7C 3.7A3.4B2.7C 4.13A4.30A3.82B 4.80A4.50AB3.94B