Table 4: Effects of varieties and nitrogen rate on mean plant height of maize on farmer’s field around Bako Tibe, western Ethiopia.

VarietiesPlant height (cm)
20132014Mean
F-1F-2F-3F-4F-5F-6

BH-540263242268260270266261
BH-543266258271268278267268
BH- 661301279306288308312299
BH-660259271297263263312278
BH-140258242263284266266263
BH-543276244274273254240260
LSD (5%)18.319.39117.7057.007115.80419.9318.1063
CV (%)5.66.195.195.4804.75.785.34
N (kg ha−1)

50% RR272254282268271277271
100% RR267263281277283292277
Control276244274273254240260
LSD (5%)NSNSNSNS9.995512.6054.4317
CV (%)5.66.195.196.384.75.785.34

F-1–F6 = farmers’ names (Takele Uluma, Adisu Fufa, Adisu Likessa, Mulatu Shukar, Tesfaye Tsagaye, and Gutu Tolera), NS = nonsignificant difference at 5% probability level; 50% and 100% recommended nitrogen rate (110 kg N ha−1).