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Table 4 Effect of deficit irrigation rates (% ETc), cultivars and rootstocks on early yield (g/plant) and fruits number/plant of cantaloupe plants during 2015 and 2016 seasons

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

 Early yieldFruits number/plant
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
VeletaCobalt1149 DE1661 A773 F1195 a1149 DE1661 A773 F1195 a4.0AB4.7A3.3BC4.0a4.0AB4.3A3.0CD3.7ab
Strong-Tosa1144 DE1088 E397 I876 b1144 DE1088 E397 I876 b1.3E2.0DE1.3E1.5c1.3E1.0E1.0E1.2d
Non-grafted1176 DE1371 B564 H1037 ab1176 DE1371 B564 H1037 ab3.0BCD3.3BC2.7CD3.0b3.3BCD3.7ABC3.0CD3.3bc
Mean1156 b11373 a578 c 1156 b11373 a578 c 2.8b3.3ab2.4b 2.8ab3.1ab2.3b 
Mean of Veleta cv.1036 B790 B2.8 B2.7 B
IdealCobalt1273BC1340B690FG1101ab956EFG1135DEF843FG945b3.0BCD3.7BC3.0BCD3.2b3.3BCD4.0AB3.0CD3.4bc
Strong-Tosa1361B1516AB551H1142a856EFG1629A1186CDE1274a3.7BC4.7A3.3BC3.8a4.0AB4.3A4.0AB4.1a
Non-grafted1206CD1276BC626GH1036ab1203CD1144C-F645G997ab2.7CD3.3BC2.7CD2.8b3.0CD3.3BCD2.7D3.0c
Mean1280ab1377a622c 1022a1302a891ab 3.1ab3.9a3.0ab 3.4a3.9a3.2ab 
Mean of Ideal cv.1093 A1072 A3.3 A3.5 A
 Rootstocks and water levels
Cobalt1211c1500a732c1148A1069ab1358a839ab1088A3.5ab4.2a3.2ab3.6A3.7ab4.2a3.0ab3.6A
Strong-Tosa1252b1302b474d1009B665b815ab593b691B2.5b3.3ab2.3b2.7B2.7b2.8ab2.5b2.6C
Non-grafted1191b1323b595cd1036B1169ab1259ab615b1014A2.8b3.3ab2.7b2.9B3.2ab3.5ab2.8 b3.1B
Mean1218B1375A600C 967B1144A682C 2.9AB3.6A2.7B 3.2A3.5A2.7 B