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Table 5 The effects of nanoparticles on the yield of rice plants at 12 weeks after sowing (8 weeks after application of nanoparticles) in non-ferruginous soil

From: Growth and yield performances of rice (Oryza sativa var. nerica) after exposure to biosynthesized nanoparticles

Treatment Wt. of spikelets/plant. (g) Wt. of rice grain/plant (g) No. of grains/plant Length of rice grain (cm) Diameter of grain Shelling (%)
AZ5% 0 0 0 0 0 0
CA5% 0.823 0.674 76 1.6 0.5 81.92
ZO5% 1.14 0.828 103 1.5 0.5 73.61
VA5% 2.691 2.281 155 1.5 0.4 82.64
MO5% 1.034 0.633 115 1.4 0.4 61.76
AZ15% 1.715 1.418 142 1.6 0.5 83.48
CA15% 1.379 1.08 133 1.4 0.4 78.62
ZO15% 0.657 0.533 80 1.5 0.4 81.93
VA15% 1.694 1.454 145 1.4 0.5 83.83
MO15% 1.382 0.978 162 1.5 0.4 72.95
AZ30% 1.967 1.707 130 1.4 0.4 84.22
CA30% 1.683 1.715 106 1.4 0.4 101.26
ZO30% 0.662 0.435 98 1.5 0.4 66.38
VA30% 0.752 0.504 125 1.4 0.5 67.32
MO30% 1.946 1.556 116 1.4 0.5 79.53
Control 1.136 0.672 169 1.4 0.4 61.45
p value 0.001  < 0.001  < 0.001  < 0.001  < 0.001  < 0.001
LSD(0.05) 0.684 0.530 21 0.6 0.2 36.41