Table 5: Phenotypic path coefficient analysis for fruit yield per plant.

TraitsDFPHDFFMHFMPHNPBTEFWTDFWFLFWNSFWSFNFPHSWFYP

DFP2.71−0.760.03−2.05−0.010.01−0.38−0.340.310.050.070.120.12−0.15
HD−0.952.18−0.02−1.110.000.000.020.07−0.120.00−0.01−0.060.010.03
FFM2.06−0.740.05−1.420.000.01−0.24−0.190.230.030.110.110.10−0.08
HFM1.950.850.02−2.84−0.010.01−0.36−0.310.240.050.070.070.13−0.12
PH1.00−0.110.01−0.91−0.020.00−0.32−0.270.200.040.050.030.05−0.05
NPB1.11−0.280.02−0.800.000.03−0.06−0.040.030.010.000.060.07−0.10
TEFW−1.730.09−0.021.730.010.000.590.48−0.43−0.07−0.01−0.07−0.090.19
TDFW−1.710.26−0.021.590.010.000.520.55−0.42−0.07−0.07−0.13−0.110.260.67
FL−1.760.52−0.021.450.010.000.530.48−0.48−0.06−0.04−0.10−0.090.190.62
FW−1.73−0.09−0.021.930.01−0.010.550.49−0.38−0.07−0.04−0.08−0.120.220.66
NSF−0.680.07−0.020.710.000.000.030.15−0.07−0.01−0.28−0.18−0.110.12
WSF−1.270.54−0.020.830.00−0.010.160.27−0.18−0.02−0.20−0.26−0.120.17−0.11
NFP1.790.130.02−1.99−0.010.01−0.29−0.320.240.050.170.160.19−0.17
HSW−1.080.20−0.010.940.00−0.010.300.38−0.24−0.04−0.09−0.12−0.080.380.52

Residual effects 0.194, direct effects are shown in main diagonal (bold); DFP: days to first picking, HD: harvest duration, FFM: first fruit maturity, HFM: hundred per cent fruit maturity, PH: plant height (cm), NPB: number of primary branches, TEFW: ten edible fruit weight at green stage (g), TDFW: ten dry fruit weight (g), FL: fruit length at green edible stage (cm), FW: fruit width at green edible stage (cm), NSF: number of seeds per fruit, WSF: weight of seeds per fruit (g), NFP: number of fruits per plant, HSW: hundred-seed weight (g), and FYP: fruit yield per plant at green edible stage (g).
Significant at 1% level of significance.