Table 3: Radiation use efficiency and its related parameters for low plant density (LPD) population and high plant density (HPD) population in ZS 11 and ZYZ 12 from flowering to maturity during 2012-2013 and 2013-2014 growing seasons.

Sowing date (month/day)Plant density (×104 plants ha−1)Incident radiation (MJ m−2)Intercepted radiation (MJ m−2)Intercepted percent (%)Total dry weight (g m−2)Radiation use efficiency (g MJ−1)

2012-2013
ZS 11LPD
HPD
ZYZ 12LPD
HPD

2013-2014
ZS 11LPD
HPD
ZYZ 12LPD
HPD

Year (Y)
Variety (V)
Year (Y) × variety (V)
Year (Y) × density (D)
V × D
Y × V × D

indicates statistical significance of the correlation coefficients at ; indicates statistical significance of the correlation coefficients at ; the mean values in a column with different letters indicate significant differences at between treatment groups according to Duncan’s multiple range test.