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Table 7 Effect of N fertilizer rates on sesame yield components, oil and protein yields

From: Effect of manure sources and rates on nitrogen replacement value, sesame yield and nutrient content under drip irrigation system

N fertilizer rates Plant height (cm) Branches plant−1 Capsules plant−1 1000-seed weight (g) Seed yield (kg ha−1) Seed oil content% Protein content% Oil yield kg ha−1 Protein yield kg ha−1
Control 101.0 5.4 51.5 2.603 255.6 61.73 16.69 157.8 42.7
36 kg N ha−1 111.7 4.7 52.4 2.418 544.8 63.15 18.0 344.0 98.1
72 kg N ha−1 118.5 5.7 115.8 2.975 820.8 60.72 16.88 498.4 138.5
108 kg N ha−1 129.0 7.5 122.6 2.848 1194.0 62.11 18.19 741.6 217.2
F probability 0.41 0.01 0.24 0.02 < 0.001 0.41 0.44 < 0.001 0.01
LSD at 0.05 ns 5.35 ns 0.509 425 ns ns 54 36
cv (%) 10.8 27.8 64.8 10.8 33.4 10.8 3.4 12 22