Table 6: Effects of varieties and nitrogen rate on mean number of grain yield of maize on farmer’s field around Bako Tibe, western Ethiopia.

VarietiesGrain yield (kg ha−1)
20132014Mean
F-1F-2F-3F-4F-5F-6

BH-5404114208947512655451852823901
BH-5434988256646442999373143723883
BH-6616546305046914193564360525029
BH-6603216250944253447497258674073
BH-1404113175448783171441142233758
BH-5433796187036593941335015563029
LSD (5%)841.3176.7349.1178.72327.97549.58196.27
CV (%)15.546.076.275.845.818.715.68
N (kg ha−1)

50% RR4705220843973159453548063968
100% RR4485257949583427477455134289
Control3796187036593941335015563029
LSD (5%)532.07111.76220.79147.52207.43347.59113.04
CV (%)15.546.076.275.845.818.715.68

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% RR = half and full doses (55 and 110 kg N ha−1) recommended for maize.