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Table 4

Mean values of yield and related characters as affected by sesame genotypes (combined analysis over 2017 and 2018 seasons.

Parameters Sesame genotypes Mean Range

G1 (Control) G2 G3 G4 G5 G6 Min Max
Plant height (cm) 170.33d 208.50a 199.17ab 186.33c 208.83a 189.00bc 193.69 170.33 208.83
Length of the fruiting zone (cm) 123.50a 121.67a 115.83ab 105.50b 105.67b 104.00b 112.69 104.00 123.50
Number of branches/plant 1.00c 3.83a 3.00ab 2.67b 3.50ab 3.33ab 2.89 1.00 3.83
Number of capsules/plant 144.50b 153.33a 127.50c 97.67e 106.83d 83.00f 118.81 83.00 153.33
Seed yield/plant (g) 29.78bc 32.60a 30.83b 27.70d 30.30b 28.83c 30.01 27.7 32.60
Seed yield (ton/ha) 1.91a 1.86a 1.56c 1.95a 1.73b 1.75b 1.75 1.56 1.95
Seed index (1000 seed weight in g) 3.75c 4.24a 3.59d 4.24a 3.99b 3.19e 3.84 3.19 4.24
Oil yield (ton/ha) 0.814b 0.858ab 0.610c 0.964a 0.966a 0.945a 0.859 0.610 0.966

Values in the same row followed by different letters are statistically different at the 95% confidence level.

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