Table 8: Effects of varieties and nitrogen rate on N harvest index of maize on farmer’s field around Bako Tibe, western Ethiopia.

Maize varieties with N ratesN harvest index (kg ha−1)
20132014Mean
Farm 1Farm 2Farm 3Farm 4Farm 5Farm 6

BH-540 (50% RR)0.180.110.190.210.250.220.19
BH-540 (100% RR)0.220.270.110.210.180.160.19
BH-543 (50% RR)0.350.190.130.150.190.210.21
BH-543 (100% RR)0.150.160.150.190.110.140.15
BH-661 (50% RR)0.340.260.110.220.170.180.21
BH-661 (100% RR)0.300.290.310.220.240.140.25
BH- 660 (50% RR)0.210.180.200.170.270.110.19
BH-660 (100% RR)0.170.120.170.250.210.240.19
BH-140 (50% RR)0.200.110.180.160.130.130.15
BH-140 (100% RR)0.130.150.150.200.210.130.16
BH-5430.300.260.220.210.180.120.22

Farm 1–6 = farmers’ names (Takele Uluma, Adisu Fufa, Adisu Likessa, Mulatu Shukar, Tesfaye Tsagaye, and Gutu Tolera); 50% and 100% RR = half and full doses (55 and 110 kg N ha−1) recommended for maize.