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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 yieldWUE
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
VeletaCobalt5021B4886B2694F4200a5117AB5167AB2532D4272ab45.6DE59.6B49.0CD51.4a46.5C63.0A46.0C51.6ab
Strong-Tosa1556H1807GH796I1386c1376E1213E624E1071d14.1L22.0J14.5L16.9d12.5F14.8F11.3F12.9d
Non-grafted3600CD3012FE1577H2730b3770C3506C1774E3017c32.7HIJ36.7GH28.7J32.7c34.3DE42.8CD32.3E34.3c
Mean3392a3235ab1689c 3421abc3295bc1643d 30.8b39.5ab30.7b 31.1c40.2bc29.9c 
Mean of Veleta cv.2772 B2787 B33.7 B32.9 B
IdealCobalt3896C3521CD2178G3198b3887C4680B2555D3707bc35.4GHI42.9EF39.6FG39.3b35.3DE57.1B46.5C42.3b
Strong-Tosa5212AB5432A2948FE4530a5470A5188AB3592C4750a47.4DE66.2A53.6C55.7a49.7BC63.3A65.3A57.3a
Non-grafted3344DE3212DE1648H2735b3645C3790C1736E3057c30.4IJ39.2FG30.0J33.2c33.1E46.2C31.6E34.8c
Mean4150a4055a2258bc 4334ab4553a2628cd 37.7ab49.5a41.1ab 39.4bc55.5a47.8ab 
Mean of Ideal cv.3488 A3838 A42.7 A44.8 A
 Rootstocks and water levels
Cobalt4459a4203a2436bcd3699A4502ab4924a2544bcd3990A40.5ab51.3a44.3ab45.4A40.9b60.0a46.2ab47.0A
Strong-Tosa3384ab3620ab1872cd2959B3423abc3200bcd2108cd2910B30.8b44.1ab34.0ab36.3B31.1b39.0b38.3b36.2B
Non-grafted3472ab3112abc1612d2732C3708abc3648abc1755d3037B31.6b38.0ab29.3b32.9C33.7b44.5ab31.9b34.6B
Mean3771A3645A1973B 3878A3924A2135B 34.3B44.5A35.9B 35.3B47.9A38.8B