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Table 5 Effect of deficit irrigation rates, cultivars and rootstocks on fruit yield (g/plant) and WUE of cantaloupe plants during 2015 and 2016 seasons

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

 

Total yield

WUE

First season (2015)

Second season (2016)

First season (2015)

Second season (2016)

cv.

Rootstock

100%

75%

50%

Mean

100%

75%

50%

Mean

100%

75%

50%

Mean

100%

75%

50%

Mean

Veleta

Cobalt

5021B

4886B

2694F

4200a

5117AB

5167AB

2532D

4272ab

45.6DE

59.6B

49.0CD

51.4a

46.5C

63.0A

46.0C

51.6ab

Strong-Tosa

1556H

1807GH

796I

1386c

1376E

1213E

624E

1071d

14.1L

22.0J

14.5L

16.9d

12.5F

14.8F

11.3F

12.9d

Non-grafted

3600CD

3012FE

1577H

2730b

3770C

3506C

1774E

3017c

32.7HIJ

36.7GH

28.7J

32.7c

34.3DE

42.8CD

32.3E

34.3c

Mean

3392a

3235ab

1689c

 

3421abc

3295bc

1643d

 

30.8b

39.5ab

30.7b

 

31.1c

40.2bc

29.9c

 

Mean of Veleta cv.

2772 B

2787 B

33.7 B

32.9 B

Ideal

Cobalt

3896C

3521CD

2178G

3198b

3887C

4680B

2555D

3707bc

35.4GHI

42.9EF

39.6FG

39.3b

35.3DE

57.1B

46.5C

42.3b

Strong-Tosa

5212AB

5432A

2948FE

4530a

5470A

5188AB

3592C

4750a

47.4DE

66.2A

53.6C

55.7a

49.7BC

63.3A

65.3A

57.3a

Non-grafted

3344DE

3212DE

1648H

2735b

3645C

3790C

1736E

3057c

30.4IJ

39.2FG

30.0J

33.2c

33.1E

46.2C

31.6E

34.8c

Mean

4150a

4055a

2258bc

 

4334ab

4553a

2628cd

 

37.7ab

49.5a

41.1ab

 

39.4bc

55.5a

47.8ab

 

Mean of Ideal cv.

3488 A

3838 A

42.7 A

44.8 A

 

Rootstocks and water levels

Cobalt

4459a

4203a

2436bcd

3699A

4502ab

4924a

2544bcd

3990A

40.5ab

51.3a

44.3ab

45.4A

40.9b

60.0a

46.2ab

47.0A

Strong-Tosa

3384ab

3620ab

1872cd

2959B

3423abc

3200bcd

2108cd

2910B

30.8b

44.1ab

34.0ab

36.3B

31.1b

39.0b

38.3b

36.2B

Non-grafted

3472ab

3112abc

1612d

2732C

3708abc

3648abc

1755d

3037B

31.6b

38.0ab

29.3b

32.9C

33.7b

44.5ab

31.9b

34.6B

Mean

3771A

3645A

1973B

 

3878A

3924A

2135B

 

34.3B

44.5A

35.9B

 

35.3B

47.9A

38.8B