Table 2: Strain effect on % of plant N supplied by fixation in chickpeas ( 𝑛 = 3 0 ).

StrainN fixed (%)*

Jord-M184.7a
BU-M384.3ab
NB-M484.3ab
NB-M783.3ab
EMD-M183.2ab
Turk-M182.9ab
Leb-M182.5ab
Syr-M181.4b
𝑃 value0.045

Contrast
 Middle East strains 82.9
 Commercial strains 83.8
𝑃 value0.107

*Letters that are the same within a column are not significantly different at 𝑃 0 . 0 5 .