Table 9: Effects of varieties and nitrogen rate on shoot N accumulation and grain N accumulation of maize on farmer’s field around Bako Tibe, western Ethiopia.

Maize varieties with N rates Shoot N accumulation (kg ha−1)Grain N accumulation (kg ha−1)
2013201420132014
Farm 1Farm 2Farm 3Farm 4Farm 5Farm 6Farm 1Farm 2Farm 3Farm 4Farm 5Farm 6

BH-540 (50% RR)74475538397113.485.8312.749.8812.5720.16
BH-540 (100% RR)633212035647914.1511.8315.569.0614.0115.92
BH-543 (50% RR)47359357565216.758.2513.6210.2513.3015.03
BH-543 (100% RR)13663112509614219.8711.6219.8211.5912.2023.20
BH-661 (50% RR)623683599010421.1612.5110.2917.1618.0624.50
BH-661 (100% RR)752842526711522.3111.1818.4214.5720.7619.71
BH- 660(50% RR)874454444511918.709.5213.518.8916.9415.52
BH-660 (100% RR)5351805477499.147.2016.2717.6920.2518.42
BH-140 (50% RR)83377734989016.424.6016.486.4514.1714.19
BH-140(100% RR)8142113646310810.117.3320.0315.8316.4416.91
BH-54344204356513013.026.9412.3015.1711.495.56

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.