International Journal of Agronomy / 2011 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Evaluation of Genotype Diversity in Oat Germplasm and Definition of Ideotypes Adapted to the Mediterranean Environment

Table 2

Descriptive statistics for the 13 characters of the 109 oat genotypes.

Character Mean ± SE RangeCV (%)

HT (days from 1 April) 38.3 ± 0.518.0–45.0*13.3
MT (days from 1 April) 79.6 ± 0.567.0–87.0* 6.7
FP (days) 0.3 ± 0.9 18.0–64.0**24.2
FOS (% d.w.) 2.40 ± 0.09 1.12–6.7036.5
PH (cm) 133.0 ± 1.0107.5–162.5** 7.7
SY (g m−2) 304.0 ± 10.8 118.0–606.0**37.1
HI (%) 22.4 ± 0.75.1–42.631.2
ST (kg hL−1) 42.4 ± 0.4 33.9–53.5**9.1
NP/m2 (no. m−2) 52.0 ± 0.9 36.0–84.017.3
NPa/m2 (no. m−2) 494.9 ± 13.2 246.0–918.027.8
SW/Pa (g ) 1.46 ± 0.05 0.26–2.9932.8
NS/Pa (no.) 64.9 ± 2.0 19.7–133.832.2
TSW (g) 25.0 ± 0.413.7–36.5**18.3

HT: days to heading, MT: Days to maturity, FP: filling period, FOS: FOS content, PH: plant height, SY: seed yield, HI: harvest index, ST: seed test, NP/m2: number of plants per m2, NPa/m2: number of panicles per m2, SW/Pa: seed weight per panicle, NS/Pa: number of seeds per panicle, TSW: thousand seed weight.
*, **Denotes that variance among genotypes is statistically significant at 5% and 1% level of probability, respectively.

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